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Matriz (Ribeira Grande)

Matriz is a parish in the district of Ribeira Grande in the Azores. The population in 2011 was 3,968,[1] in an area of 10.84 km².[2] It is situated on the north coast of the island. Together with the parish Conceição, it forms the town Ribeira Grande. It contains the localities Bairro de Santa Luzia, Caldeiras and Matriz.

Matriz
The garden Ribeira dos Moinhos alongside Ribeira Grande, part of the parish of Matriz in Ribeira Grande
The garden Ribeira dos Moinhos alongside Ribeira Grande, part of the parish of Matriz in Ribeira Grande
Matriz is located in Azores
Matriz
Matriz
Location in the Azores
Matriz is located in São Miguel
Matriz
Matriz
Matriz (São Miguel)
Coordinates: 37°49′24″N 25°31′13″W / 37.82333°N 25.52028°W / 37.82333; -25.52028Coordinates: 37°49′24″N 25°31′13″W / 37.82333°N 25.52028°W / 37.82333; -25.52028
Country Portugal
Auton. regionAzores
IslandSão Miguel
MunicipalityRibeira Grande
Area
 • Total10.84 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Elevation
34 m (112 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total3,968
 • Density370/km2 (950/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−01:00/UTC±00:00
Postal code
9600-572
Area code292
PatronNossa Senhora da Estrela
Websitewww.jfmatriz.com

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