STATUS: Islands under the jurisdiction of Portugal.
PRONOUNCED: AH zores, or AY zores
CAPITAL: Ponta Delgada
WORLD LOCATION: Off the coast of Southwest Europe
FIRST LICENSE PLATES IN USE: 1918
MOTOR VEHICLES CURRENTLY REGISTERED: Approx. 50,000
GRAPHICS USED: Current plates have standard Portuguese style plates, with the EEC blue band and stars at left, over the letter P. Prefixes are as follows: AN - Angra do Heroismo, AR and AS - Ponta Delgada, HO - Horta.
PLATES ARE: Officially issued.
SINGLE PLATES OR PAIRS: Pairs
OVAL: P ISO: PT
CARS DRIVE ON: Right
Header photo from the collection of Les Okunowski (Illinois)
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