Praia
in Praia Municipality, Cape Verde

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.932 and -23.513 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 55' 53" and W -23° 30' 45"
Currency and Currency Code:
Escudo - CVE
Spoken languages:
Portuguese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:40 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:50 am and 6:06 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.380 and 154.283 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kwanka
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Discover Praia

Praia in Praia Municipality with it's 113,364 citizens is a town in Cape Verde. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Praia is now 11:40 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Cape Verde with an UTC offset of minus one hour. We know of 8 airports near Praia. The closest airport in Cape Verde is Praia International Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 2 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande in a distance of 75 mi (or 120 km), East. Looking for a place to stay? we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Cidade Velha, Sao Domingos, Joao Teves, Picos and Pedra Badejo. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Hotels and Places to Stay

ZORAH BEACH HOTEL

Address
1,3 mi
RUA DA PRAIA, 95 PRAIA DE GUAJIRU
62690-00 TRAIRI
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Pestana Trópico

Address
1,7 mi
Prainha, Cidade Da Praia
CP413 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Vip Praia

Address
2,0 mi
 Avenida Jorge Barbosa
1037 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


HOTEL OASIS ATLANTICO PRAIAMAR

Address
2,0 mi
PRAINHA CIDADE DA PRAIA
00000 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Roterdão

Address
1,6 mi
Rua das Flores 1
119A Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Santiago

Address
1,6 mi
Rua Figueira da Foz
1000 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Sol Hotel

Address
1,6 mi
Meio de Achada Santo Antonio
1234 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Aparthotel Gambodjeu

Address
1,7 mi
Cha de Areia, Rotunda da Asa
2222 Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Rekinte

Address
1,8 mi
Av. Rotary, 250 Praia De Atalaia
49037-55 Aracaju
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Santa Maria

Address
2,0 mi
30 Rua 5 de Julho
273-A Praia
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 07:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 25°C / 77 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 97%
Air Pressure 1025 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 12 km/h (7 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Friday, 14th of December 2018

22°C (72 °F)
27°C (81 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 15th of December 2018

21°C (70 °F)
26°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Sunday, 16th of December 2018

20°C (69 °F)
27°C (80 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Praia das Furnas , Algarve

Published: July 24, 2013
Length: 52:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CrazyDwarfGuide

To the east of Praia do Zavial is the small Praia das Furnas, which owes its name to the shape of the cliff, greatly eroded by the elements and where furnas have developed: enormous undercut...


Central Side: RAP, RAP, Praia ao vivo (festival de verão kebra canela)

Published: October 15, 2010
Length: 34:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TheCentralSide

Official website: www.CSgeral.com Download "Sparrow´s 3" now on iTUNES - http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id478404218 Download "Sparrow´s 3" now on AMAZON ...


Praia da Boca do Rio - Algarve

Published: July 24, 2013
Length: 07:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CrazyDwarfGuide

Two streams flow together at this peaceful beach, one of them with a wide valley that gives rise to a vast floodplain currently used for agricultural purposes. along the two valleys, you can...


Praia do Sono 2013

Published: February 14, 2013
Length: 28:48 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Lucio Carvalho

Um dos melhores momentos de 2013 !!!


Gabriel Cardoso - Treinamento na Praia

Published: April 29, 2013
Length: 01:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: timbofotografias

Treinamento de goleiro realizado na Praia da Barra por Cleber Val, Preparador de Goleiros do Bangu Atlético Clube. Contato: Gabriel Cardoso : (21) 8457-3470 Thiago Timbó : (21) 9692-9776.


Flying Skaters From Praia

Published: September 08, 2014
Length: 22:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PMK Produções

Flying Skaters From Praia.


cachorro e lontra amigos para sempre praia Itaguaré 12-01-2014

Published: January 14, 2014
Length: 46:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Marlene Cassoli

cachorro e lontra amigos para sempre.


EVANGELIZAÇÃO DE RUA_IGREJA MANÁ ACHADA MATO JOVENS PRAIA

Published: February 12, 2013
Length: 21:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Igreja Maná Praia

http://www.igrejamana.com/jovensm/


CR - Praia di hoji Teaser

Published: September 12, 2011
Length: 04:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CRtsunami

Artista: CR Single: Praia di hoji Mixtape: Tsunami vol. III Apresentação: Republica Associação: DV-SUL Produção: CR; Paco Fotografia: Paco Edição: Dâmaso Vaz.


projeto praia do siqueira.wmv

Published: June 19, 2012
Length: 03:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: missoesprojeto

Projeto Fronteiras em parceria com a Primeira Igreja Batista de Praia do Siqueira em Cabo Frio.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

São Domingos, Cape Verde (municipality)

São Domingos is a Municipality in Santiago island in Cape Verde. The São Domingos municipality was formed primarily to relieve Praia of the administrative difficulties involved in managing both a large capital city in addition to agrarian villages. The São Domingos municipality includes two roads, one of which was widened to three lanes and paved in 2004. The two major settlements in the concelho are São Domingos and Praia Baixo, São Domingos being by far the largest settlement in the area.

Located at 15.0167, -23.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Santiago, Cape Verde

Santiago, 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. At the time of Darwin's voyage it was called St. Jago. Santiago is located between the islands of Maio (40 km west) and Fogo (50 km east) and is one of the Sotavento. It was the first of the islands to be settled, the town of Cidade Velha being founded as Riberia Grande in 1462.

Located at 15.0667, -23.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santiago, Cape Verde, Islands of Cape Verde

São Filipe, Cape Verde (municipality)

São Filipe is a municipality on the island of Fogo in the Sotavento group of Cape Verde. São Filipe is linked with a highway that almost encircles the whole island of Fogo but it is inaccessible to the east by small narrow gravel stretch and a small road to Mount Fogo. Farmlands covers most of the area in the west, the central and the south, the rocky landscape with a few bushes and grasslands of Mount Fogo lies to the east.

Located at 14.9167, -23.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Fogo, Cape Verde

Santa Catarina, Cape Verde

Santa Catarina is a municipality located in the northwestern and the western parts of the island of Santiago in Sotavento in Cape Verde. The municipal population is around 49,829, the area is 243 km² and the density is about 205/km². The seat of the municipality is Assomada. The municipality was created in 1971. Santa Catarina is located about 60 km NNW of Cape Verde's capital Praia, SSE of Tarrafal and W of São Miguel.

Located at 15.0975, -23.6678 (Lat. / Lng.), about 15 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santa Catarina, Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Battle of Porto Praya

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. Both squadrons were en route to the Cape of Good Hope, the British to take it from the Dutch, the French aiming to help defend it and French possessions in the Indian Ocean.

Located at 14.9073, -23.5049 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Naval battles of the East Indies Campaign, Conflicts in 1781, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles involving France, 1781 in France

Ribeira Grande de Santiago, Cape Verde

Ribeira Grande de Santiago (Portuguese for "Great River" which it flows nearby) is a municipality located in Cape Verde. The municipality was first founded in the 16th century. Later, the importance of the city declined and the municipality was transferred to Praia. The old city of Ribeira Grande de Santiago is one of the oldest cities founded by Europeans in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Located at 14.9667, -23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

São Lourenço dos Órgãos, Cape Verde

São Lourenço dos Órgãos is a municipality on Santiago island in Cape Verde.

Located at 15.0667, -23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

São Salvador do Mundo, Cape Verde

São Salvador do Mundo is a municipality on the Republic of Cape Verde island of Santiago. Its seat town is Picos.

Located at 15.0833, -23.6333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Francisco Mendes International Airport

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. It was located about 2 km east of central Praia in the southeastern part of the island of Santiago. In late 2005, the airport was deactivated, and replaced by the new Praia International Airport.

Located at 14.9261, -23.4948 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cape Verde

Praia International Airport

Praia International Airport 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 the southeastern part of the island of Santiago. At the beginning of 2012, the airport was named after Nelson Mandela, not without controversy. The first flight to the new airport was on October 23, 2005.

Located at 14.9242, -23.4939 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cape Verde

Estádio da Várzea

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 west. The stadium is home to the three best football clubs in Cape Verde, Sporting, CD Travadores and another team that plays in the first division, especially the Santiago Island first division.

Located at 14.9161, -23.5122 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Cape Verde, National stadiums, Praia, Multi-purpose stadiums, Event venues established in 2006

Rui Vaz

Rui Vaz is a village situated at the center of Santiago Island in Cape Verde. Due to its altitude (1 km) its climate is pleasant compared to the rest of the country. Like many other villages in Cape Verde, the decentralisation of the government has made possible the appearance of many infrastructures, including the motel "Quinta da Montanha", where one can enjoy a traditional meal and peaceful rest. The Capeverdean musician Silva Rosa is from Rui Vaz.

Located at 15.0333, -23.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in Santiago, Cape Verde

Porto Gouveia

Porto Gouveia is a village situated at the south of Santiago Island in Cape Verde. It is part of the municipality of Ribeira Grande de Santiago. The village is linked with the road linking Porto Mosquito, Cidade Velha and the national capital Praia and is about 15 km away, the rest are either linked with several rural roads or are not connected. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the south and west.

Located at 14.9333, -23.6833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in Santiago, Cape Verde

Jardim Botânico (Cape Verde)

The Jardim Botânico is the only botanical garden in Cape Verde and is the westernmost in the entire Africa, The garden is located in Assomada, it features plants including flowers, palm trees, hydrangeas, hibiscuses, and many more native of Cape Verde.

Located at 15.0488, -23.6037 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Botanical gardens in Cape Verde, Santa Catarina, Cape Verde

São Jorge dos Órgãos

São Jorge dos Órgãos is a town located on the south-central part of Santiago in Cape Verde, in the São Lourenço dos Órgãos municipality. It is also known for being an important agricultural research center, and for hosting the INIDA, one of the centers of the University of Cape Verde. It features the Jardim Botânico (Botanical Garden), the only one in Cape Verde.

Located at 15.0542, -23.6042 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Praia, Cape Verde (municipality)

Praia is a municipality in Cape Verde, located South in Santiago island. It is the municipality where lies the capital from Cape Verde, the city of Praia. More than 90% of its population lives in the city of Praia, being the rest constituted by scarcely populated settlements.

Located at 14.95, -23.5167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
ፕራያ, برايا, Praya, Горад Прая, Прая, ཕུ་ར་ཡ།, Praia, پڕایا, Πράγια, Πράια, Prajo, پرایا, פראיה, Պրայա, RAI, プライア, პრაია, 프라이아, Praja, Праја, प्राईया, ਪ੍ਰਾਈਆ, پرائا, Município da Praia, Cidade da Praia, Prajė, Braia, ไปรอา, پرايا, پرائیا, 培亞