Geographical framework

The Azores are a Portuguese archipelago located in the North Atlantic. The nine islands are of volcanic origin and are divided into three geographic groups that are located along a range of about 600 kilometres in length.

Grupo Ocidental

Grupo Central

Grupo Oriental

Azores Brand

With a transversal nature to all regional production, the Azores Brand aims to become a global reference brand, a territorial brand that identifies the Azores’ offer both in terms of tourism promotion and in terms of publicizing its products and services.

Political Structure

The political structure of the Azores is defined by the Political-Administrative Statute of the Autonomous Region of the Azores, which establishes the autonomous regional administration’s own competencies and the structure and functioning of the Government’s bodies.

Main areas of action of the Regional government