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Faial

(fäyäl`), island (1991 pop. 15,155), 66 sq mi (171 sq km), 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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, Portugal. It is in Horta dist., named for the island's chief town and port, Horta. Fruit and wine are exported, cattle are raised, and traditional crafts are manufactured.

Faial

, Fayal
an island in the central Azores archipelago. Chief town: Horta. Area: 171 sq. km (66 sq. miles)
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President Lahore High Court Bar Association Zafar Mughal and ex- Secretary Faial Butt called on the Senior Justice Lahore High Court expressed their gratitude to the Honorable Judge for listening their grievances patiently and issuing orders to resolve their difficulties.
(1) Natural da Ilha do Faial, Conceicao Flores e professora de Literatura do curso de Letras da Universidade Potiguar em Natal.
Aimee is half Asian and half Portuguese, and her parents live on Faial, one of the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal.
In the game category, Dr Hakim Hassan and Suleiman al Harthy managed to score 0.7kg, while Salim al Khatri and Faial al Riyami weighed 0.35kg, the total catch of the day being 72 kg, overwhelmed by cockpit and groupers.
The event was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Sheikh Jaber Al-Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Sheikh Faial Al-Saud Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
The Observador newspaper, in its edition of 8/8/2016, under the title Earthquake of 1998 changed the island of Faial forever, recalled that ...
Among those present from Qatari side are Qatar Stock Exchange chief executive Rashid bin Ali al-Mansoori, al khaliji chairman and managing director Sheikh Hamad bin Faial bin Thani al-Thani, Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al-Baker, Doha Bank chairman Sheikh Fahad bin Mohamed bin Jabor al-Thani, QIIB chief executive Abdulbasit Ahmed Abdulrahman al-Shaibei, Indian Business Forum co-chairperson and managing director of Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Abdul Rahman Abdulla al-Ansari and QBA chairman and chief executive of Al Faisal Holding Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani.
Cruise highlights uCruise the length of stunning Hardangerfjord 100kms into the Norwegian interior u Take a shore excursion into the pristine u Discover Sognefjord, the world's longest u Visit Bergen, 'Gateway to the Fjords' u Stylish entertainment, traditional British cuisine, guest lecturers & on-board leisure u Six nights' full board accommodation on Cruise highlights u Visit one of the famous port lodges in Oporto on a shore excursion from Leixoes u Calls at Horta on Faial and Ponta Delgada u The 'Floating Garden' of Madeira u La Coruna is gateway to Santiago de Compostela u Stylish entertainment, traditional British & International cuisine, guest lecturers & on-board leisure facilities u 15 nights' full board accommodation on board Astoria
A hurricane warning has been issued for several islands in the central Azores including Faial, Pico, Sao Jorge, Graciosa and Terceira, as well as for Sao Miguel and Santa Maria, located in the eastern Azores.
The coveted war trophy was later placed in PAF Museum at Faial Karachi which reminds the nation of the courage and gallantry of PAF heroes till today.