Cape Verde /ˌkeɪp ˈvɜrd/ or Cabo Verde /kaːboʊ ˈvɜrdeɪ/ (Portuguese: Cabo Verde, pronounced: [ˈkabu ˈveɾdɨ]), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.…
Latitude and longitude of Praia
Praia (Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈpɾajɐ], meaning "beach", in both Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole), is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. It lies on the southern coast of Santiago island in the Sotavento Islands group. It is the island's ferry port and is home to one of the nation’s four international airports.
Latitude: 14° 55' 53.47" N
Longitude: -23° 30' 45.14" W
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Praia International Airport (IATA: RAI, ICAO: GVNP) is an airport located on Santiago Island in Cape Verde. It was opened in late 2005, replacing the old Francisco Mendes International Airport. It is located about 3 km northeast of central Praia in …
Santiago (Portuguese for “Saint James”), or Santiagu in Cape Verdean Creole, is the largest island of Cape Verde, its most important agricultural centre and home to half the nation’s population.
The Battle of Porto Praya was a naval battle which took place during the American Revolutionary War on 16 April 1781 between a British squadron under Commodore George Johnstone and a French squadron under the Bailli de Suffren.
Francisco Mendes International Airport was an airport located on Santiago Island in Cape Verde. It was opened in 1961, and was named after African nationalist Francisco Mendes.
Santa Cruz is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. It is situated in the eastern part of the island of Santiago. Its seat is the town Pedra Badejo.
São Filipe is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. Situated in the western part of the island of Fogo, it covers 49% of the island area, and is home to 60% of its population. Its seat is the town São Filipe.
São Domingos is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. It is situated in the southeastern part of the island of Santiago. Its seat is the town São Domingos.
Ribeira Grande de Santiago is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. It is situated in the southwestern part of the island of Santiago. Its seat is the town Cidade Velha.
Estádio da Várzea is a multi-purpose stadium in Praia, Cape Verde. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium holds 10,000 people. The stadium has seat rows in the left and right sides and a small hill and a plateau lies to the we…
São Jorge dos Órgãos is a settlement in the central part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated 4 km southeast of Picos.
Rui Vaz is a settlement in the central part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated at about 800 m elevation, 4 km west of São Domingos.
Pico da Antónia is Santiago's tallest mountain located in the central part of the island in Cape Verde. It is ranked before Serra da Malagueta in the north of the island. The area within the peak and its mountain range are part of the national park …
The Jardim Botânico is the only botanical garden in Cape Verde. The garden is located in São Jorge dos Órgãos.
The São Francisco Bay (Portuguese: Baía de São Francisco, also Porto de São Francisco) is a bay on the southeastern coast of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde.
Porto Gouveia is a settlement in the southern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated on the south coast, 7 km northwest of Cidade Velha.