Povoação is a Portuguese village on the island of São Miguel, with about 2 100 inhabitants. It is soothes of a municipality with 110,30 km² of area and 6 327 inhabitants (2011), subdivided in 6 parishes. The municipality is limited to the north by the municipalities of Ribeira Grande and Northeast, to the west by Vila Franca do Campo and has coast in the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south.

Places in Povoação

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Beaches of Ribeira Grande with flag “Gold Quality”

There are three bathing areas in the county of Ribeira Grande that will display the “Quality of Gold” flag during the bathing season of 2018. The beach of Santa Bárbara (Ribeira Seca), Moinhos beach (Porto Formoso) and the bathing area of ​​Calhetas are awarded with the annual award awarded by Quercus. The National Association of Conservation of Nature classified the …

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