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Terceira is a volcanic island in the Azores archipelago, in the middle of the North Atlantic Ocean. It is one of the larger islands of the archipelago, with a population of 56,000 inhabitants in an area of approximately 396.75 square kilometres.
What is Terceira known for?
Terceira was known as the island of Jesus Christ as it was settled by Portuguese navigators. ... Terceira began to play an important part in the history of navigation during the 15th and 16th centuries, as a port of call for the galleons bringing the wealth of the Americas and the ships engaged in trade with India.
How do you get around Terceira?
For moving around the island, you can use public transport, taxis, car-rental companies or the services provided by some tourist entertainment companies, travel agencies and tourism establishments. To make your travel plans easier, you can find here the contacts of car-rental and bike-rental companies.