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.

Leaving the Furnas valley, from the viewpoint of Lomba do Cavaleiro – a new and breathtaking panoramic – we find in front the Vila da Povoação, the settlement of the first inhabitants of the island, surrounded by its seven hills, the arms of a star whose core is the village itself.

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