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Azores (Portugal)     [117]
(Self-governing Region of Portugal)
LAND AREA: 2335 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 7 0 0 0 3 10
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 251352 (1981)
  DENSITY: 108 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 74.6 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 89.6%
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.890
ECONOMY, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 2.6%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 3.3%
  GDP/Capita: $5077  GDP/Capita PPP: $12326
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $1402, 1970 $2535, 1980 $3730, 1990 $4932
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
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SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
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Last updated 08/02/98


Islands of Azores (Portugal)
Corvo (Portugal - Azores)
Faial (Portugal - Azores)
Flores (Portugal - Azores)
Graciosa (Portugal - Azores)
Pico (Portugal - Azores)
Santa Maria (Portugal - Azores)
Sao Jorge (Portugal - Azores)
Sao Miguel (Portugal - Azores)
Terceira (Portugal - Azores)


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