Angra Do Heroísmo Tourism

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Angra do Heroísmo (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈɐ̃ɡɾɐ du eɾuˈiʒmu]), generally known as Angra, is a municipality and city on the island of Terceira in the Portuguese autonomous region of the Azores. The population in 2011 was 35,402, in an area of 239.00 km². It forms the southern half of Terceira, with the north belonging to Praia da Vitória. Together with Ponta Delgada on São Miguel and Horta on Faial, Angra is one of the three regional capitals of the Azores. Each capital is responsible for one of the three branches of government; Angra is the location of the Azorean Supreme Court. It is also the location of the Azorean bishop. The town was established in the latter half of the 15th century. Angra served as a place of exile for Almeida Garrett during the Napoleonic Wars. It also served as a refuge for Queen Maria II of Portugal from 1830 to 1833. It was classified as a World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983.

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  • Living in Angra Do Heroísmo - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 99.77 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Angra Do Heroísmo

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Angra Do Heroísmo

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 58.87 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 35.32 USD

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