Ribeira Grande, São Miguel


Ribeira Grande, São Miguel

"There is also Ribeira Grande in Cape Verde, see Ribeira Grande, Cape Verde"

Infobox_Municipality_pt
official_name = Ribeira Grande


image_coat_of_arms = RGR1.png

Region = A.R. of Azores
Subregion = A.R. of Azores
District = A.R. of Azores
Mayor_name = Ricardo Moniz Silva
Mayor_party = PS
area_total = 180.2
population_total = 29,318
population_density = 163
Parishes = 14
coor = 37º49'N 25º31'W
params = 37_49_N_25_31_W
occasion = Saint Peter
day = June 29
website = http://www.cm-ribeiragrande.pt
footnotes =

Ribeira Grande (pron. IPA2|ʁi'bɐjɾɐ 'gɾɐ̃d(ɨ); Portuguese for river) is a municipality on the central part of São Miguel Island in the Azores with a population of 29,318 inhabitants. The seat of the municipality is the city of Ribeira Grande with a population of 5,300 inhabitants.

Ribeira Grande is located northeast of Ponta Delgada and is linked with a mountainous road connecting Ponta Delgada, the western part of the island and Furnas, Povoação and the eastern part of the island to the east and to the north especially areas that are away from the Atlantic Ocean.

Parishes

The 14 parishes of Ribeira Grande are:

* Calhetas
* Conceição (Ribeira Grande)
* Fenais da Ajuda
* Lomba da Maia
* Lomba de São Pedro
* Maia
* Matriz (Ribeira Grande)
* Pico da Pedra
* Porto Formoso
* Rabo de Peixe
* Ribeira Seca
* Ribeirinha
* Santa Bárbara
* São Brás

The largest parish in population and density is Rabo de Peixe smallest parish in population is São Brás. The leastly populated parish in density and population is Lomba de São Pedro. The largest parish is Maia and the smallest is Calhetas. The highest parish is Lomba da Maia.

ister cities

* Porto Alegre Brazil

External links

* [http://www.gavilaphoto.com/pagina.aspx?categoria=20 Photos of Ribeira Grande by Gaspar Ávila]
* [http://www.cm-ribeiragrande.pt Municipality official website]
* [http://www.flickr.com/photos/vitor107/sets/1419629/ Photos from Ribeira Grande]


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