In the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean are the Azores, a collection of autonomous islands belonging to Portugal.
How many islands belong to Portugal?
The question is, how many can you name…? For most people they will draw a line after 1 island; Madeira. For a few they might get to 2 islands; Madeira and Porto Santo.
Are the Azores safe?
The crime rate is low in the Azores. Petty crime, such as pickpocketing and purse snatching, though uncommon, does occur. Ensure that your belongings, including your passport and other travel documents, are secure at all times. In some areas, streets may be poorly lit and deserted at night.
Where is the Portuguese?
Portugal (Portuguese: [puɾtuˈɣaɫ]), officially the Portuguese Republic (Portuguese: República Portuguesa [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ puɾtuˈɣezɐ]), is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe.
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