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, island (1991 pop. 15,155), 66 sq mi (171 sq km), in the N Atlantic, one of the central Azores, 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.
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an island in the central Azores archipelago. Chief town: Horta. Area: 171 sq. km (66 sq. miles)
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Contract award: supply and installation of four central production and distribution of ice to the beach ports of victory and matthew, on terceira island, the port of santa cruz horta on faial island and the cold store of madalena on the island pico.
miguel, Terceira and faial islands - renewal of the contract for technical assistance and maintenance of 3 processing stations - respectively installed at rua almirante botelho de sousa, Av.