Located on the central group of the wonderful and unique Azores Archipelago, with an area of about 402,2 km2 (in 29 km length and 18 km width), with an interesting elliptic shape, the beautiful Terceira Island is the third largest island of the group and also, according to historical researches, the Third (which in Portuguese means “Terceira”) to be officially discovered, with the charming capital on te gorgeous Angra do Heroísmo.
The Azores Archipelago is divided into three groups: the Eastern Group with, Santa Maria and São Miguel and the Formigas Islets; the Central Group with, Terceira, Graciosa, São Jorge, Pico and Faial; the Western group with, Flores and Corvo. With the exception of the Santa Maria Island, all the others have volcanic origin.
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“The larger the island of knowledge, the longer the shoreline of wonder.”