Geographic Information

The municipality of Nordeste is situated on the North-eastern coast of São Miguel comprising a total area of 101 square kilometres (10 151 acres).

The climate is temperate and mild, with slight temperature oscillations between summer (22 ºC) and winter (14 ºC).

Agriculture, forestry, handicraft and services are the economic activities of the municipality.


Pico da Vara (the highest point in S. Miguel) – 1 105 m

Pico Redondo – 980 m

Planalto dos Graminhais – 969 m

Pico Verde – 927 m

Pico do Bartolomeu – 887 m

Salto do Cavalo – 763 m

Lombo Gordo – 427 m

County Map

You can download the map here.