Graciosa

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Graciosa

(gräsēô`zə), island (1991 pop. 5,600), 24 sq mi (62 sq km), Angra do Heroísmo dist., in the N Atlantic, one of the central AzoresAzores
, Port. Açores [Port.,=hawks], islands (1991 pop. 241,592), 905 sq mi (2,344 sq km), and autonomous region of Portugal, in the Atlantic Ocean, c.900 mi (1,448 km) W of mainland Portugal.
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. The chief town is Santa Cruz.
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A 47-year-old man and an 11-year-old girl drowned in the Canary Islands when they were swept away by waves on La Graciosa island on Thursday, AP quoted the regional government as saying in a statement Friday.
The Mirador del Rio, created by Manrique is on the north west of the island and island and offers spectacular views of La Graciosa island.
TAKE a boat to La Graciosa island off Lanzarote's northern tip and enjoy a picnic on the golden La Cocina beach.
SEE: The natural caverns at Jameos del Agua and breathtaking views across to Graciosa Island.
The island offers exceptional sightseeing, including the natural caverns at Jameos del Agua and breathtaking views across to Graciosa Island.