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The Azores (UK /z?rz/ ?-ZORZ, US /?e?z?rz/ AY-zorz; Portuguese: Açores, IPA: [so?]), officially the Autonomous Region of the Azores (Região Autónoma dos Açores) is one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal, composed of nine volcanic islands situated in the North Atlantic Ocean, and is located about 1,360 km (850 mi) west of Portugal, about 1,510 km (940 mi) northwest of Morocco, and about 1,925 km (1,196 mi) southeast of Newfoundland. Its main industries are agriculture, dairy farming (for cheese and butter products primarily), livestock ranching, fishing, and tourism, which is becoming the major service activity in the region. In addition to this, the government of the Azores employs a large percentage of the population directly or indirectly in many aspects of the service and tertiary sectors.
Area: 2,333.00 km2
Population: 245,746
Azores Coordinates (latitude, longitude): 38.5, -28
Approximate number of cities in Azores: 493


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Country: Portugal



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