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Ponta Delgada (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpõtɐ ˌðɛɫˈɣaðɐ]) is the largest municipality and administrative capital of the Autonomous Region of the Azores in Portugal. It is located on São Miguel Island, the largest and most populous in the archipelago. The population in 2011 was 68,809, in an area of 232.99 km². There are 17,629 residents in the three central civil parishes that comprise the historical city: São Pedro, São Sebastião, and São José. Ponta Delgada became the region's administrative capital under the revised constitution of 1976; the judiciary and Catholic see remained in the historical capital of Angra do Heroísmo while the Legislative Assembly of the Azores was established in Horta.

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Facts and Stats for Ponta Delgada*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ponta Delgada

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    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Ponta Delgada: Crime and Safety

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    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 15 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 35 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40 (Moderate)
  • Living in Ponta Delgada - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 73.44 (High)
    • Pollution Index 6.9 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 69.44 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9 (Moderate)
    • 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 Ponta Delgada

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ponta Delgada

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 23.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 66.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 54.9 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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