About Azores

The Azores, officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores, is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, an archipelago composed of nine volcanic islands in the North Atlantic Ocean about 1360km west of continental Portugal, about 1643km west of Lisbon, in continental Portugal, about 1507km from the African coast, and about 1925km southeast of Newfoundland, Canada.Its main industries are agriculture, dairy farming, livestock, fishing, and tourism, which is becoming the major service ...

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