Santo Amaro (Velas)

Santo Amaro
Civil Parish
Paisagem visivel a caminho de Santo Amaro, Velas, ilha de São Jorge, Açores.JPG
Main road in the parish of Santo Amaro, near the main settlement, Calheta, São Jorge
Official name: Freguesia de Santo Amaro
Name origin: Portuguese for Saint Maurus
Country Portugal
Autonomous Region Azores
IslandSão Jorge
MunicipalityVelas
LocalitiesAreias, Biscoitos, Boa Hora, Santo Amaro
CenterSanto Amaro
 - elevation283 m (928 ft)
 - coordinates38°40′55″N 28°11′24″W / 38°40′55″N 28°11′24″W / 38.68194; -28.19000
Highest pointBrenhas
 - locationEstreito da Serra
 - elevation855 m (2,805 ft)
 - coordinates38°40′48″N 28°8′23″W / 38°40′48″N 28°8′23″W / 38.68000; -28.13972
Lowest pointSea level
 - locationAtlantic Ocean
 - elevation0 m (0 ft)
Area22.53 km2 (9 sq mi)
 - urban.83 km2 (0 sq mi)
Population862 (2011)
Density38/km2 (98/sq mi)
LAUJunta Freguesia
 - locationRua João Inácio de Sousa
 - coordinates38°40′57″N 28°11′30″W / 38°40′57″N 28°11′30″W / 38.68250; -28.19167
TimezoneAzores (UTC-1)
 - summer (DST)Azores (UTC0)
Postal Zone9800-525
Area Code & Prefix(+351) 292 XXX-XXXX
Patron SaintSanta Amaro
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Santo Amaro is a parish in the district of Velas in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 862,[1] in an area of 22.53 km².[2]

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