in Praia Municipality, Cape Verde
- Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande (Unesco heritage, 75 mi)
- 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:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:06 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
- UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:56 am and 6:39 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -11.380 and 154.283 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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 07:06 AM (Tuesday). 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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
ZORAH BEACH HOTEL
Hotel Vip Praia
HOTEL OASIS ATLANTICO PRAIAMAR
Hotel Santa Maria
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
São Lourenço dos Órgãos, Cape Verde
São Lourenço dos Órgãos is a municipality on Santiago island in 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Praia.
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