Santa Cruz
in Santa Cruz Municipality, Cape Verde

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.133 and -23.567 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 7' 59" and W -23° 34' 0"
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: 12:25 AM (Wednesday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:32 am and 6:46 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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Explore Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz Municipality with it's 9,488 inhabitants is a city in Cape Verde about 14 mi (or 23 km) north of Praia, the country's capital.

Local time in Santa Cruz is now 12:25 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Cape Verde with an UTC offset of minus one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Santa Cruz. The closest airport in Cape Verde is Praia International Airport in a distance of 15 mi (or 25 km), South. 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 80 mi (or 128 km), East. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Pedra Badejo, Calheta, Joao Teves, Picos and Sao Domingos. 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

Villa Morgana Cape Verde Resort

Address
3,7 mi
Achada Batalha
7215 Santa Cruz
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Hotel Edu Horizonte

Address
4,7 mi
Rua estrada Principal Veneza
Calheta de Sao Miguel
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Videos from this area

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1º PICOS BTT TOUR

Published: June 27, 2013
Length: 39:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: PMK Produções

Dia 30 Junho prova de BTT no interior da ilha de Santiago.


Paralítico desespera por apoio

Published: March 09, 2015
Length: 06:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

No dia 20 de Fevereiro de 2014 Celestino Tavares de Pina, residente em Pedra Galinha, no Concelho de São Domingos (interior de Santiago), teve uma queda enqu...


Academia ARECA - Alisson Sousa!

Published: July 02, 2013
Length: 02:52 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Alisson Sousa

Taekwondo (TKD)


Echappées Belles au Cap Vert

Published: February 19, 2010
Length: 09:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: vicdan88

"Echappées Belles au Cap Vert" programa da tv francesa com emtrevista de Vadù.


Acidente Mortal - São Salvador do Mundo, interior da ilha de Santiago

Published: September 26, 2014
Length: 28:37 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

A confusão era tanta que foi necessário pedir o reforço policial a esquadra de São Lourenço dos Órgãos. Praia 26 de Setembro - Por volta das 11 horas da manhã, um acidente ocorrido...


nhelas ao vivo

Published: May 18, 2010
Length: 29:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mcreiscv

Festival Santa Cruz 2009 Artista: Nhelas Musica: Bem Flam.


CIJ Intervieuw sandra

Published: February 12, 2010
Length: 50:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: diajustdia

Sandra, psychologue de formation, anime le "Gabinet Psychosocial" du CIJ de Santa Cruz. Elle donne ses impressions sur ses activités.


Capo Verde just for single 2009 bravo club

Published: September 25, 2009
Length: 45:36 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: fabio graziani

Ricordi di un incredibile vacanza no stress..saluto tutti i miei amici...mi mancate!


Cape Verde Gwenan Edwards

Published: August 19, 2010
Length: 42:28 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: gwenanedwards

Filmed and produced by Gwenan Edwards.


Black headed Heron, Cape Verde 2011

Published: April 18, 2011
Length: 15:17 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: KrisDeRo

Filmed at Barragem de Poilão, Santiago on the 15th April 2011.


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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 8 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 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Santiago, Cape Verde, Islands of Cape Verde

São Miguel, Cape Verde

São Miguel is a municipality located in the northeastern part of the island of Santiago in Sotavento in southcentral Cape Verde. The municipal population is around 16,104, the area is 91 km² and the density is about 176/km². São Miguel is located about 60 km NNW of Cape Verde's capital Praia, SE of Tarrafal and N of Assomada and Picos. São Miguel is linked with a highway linking Tarrafal and Praia and a mountain road to the Tarrafal–Assomada Route which also links to Assomada and Picos.

Located at 15.1875, -23.5917 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, 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 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santa Catarina, Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Santa Cruz, Cape Verde

Santa Cruz is a municipality located in the eastern part of the island of Santiago in Sotavento in southern Cape Verde and is ranked fourth in Cape Verde. The municipal is around 32,965, the area is 150 km² and the density is about 205/km². The seat of the municipality is Vila de Pedra Badejo. Santa Cruz is located about 40 km NNW of Cape Verde's capital Praia, SE of Tarrafal and E of Assomada. Santa Cruz are linked with a highway linking Tarrafal and Praia and a road to Picos and Assomada.

Located at 15.1333, -23.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

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 12 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 5 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 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in Santiago, Cape Verde

Achada Banana

Achada Banana is a village situated at the heart of Santiago Island in Cape Verde. The village is linked with the road linking Praia and Assomada which is approximately 50 km away from the capital.

Located at 15.125, -23.675 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
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Villages and settlements in Santiago, Cape Verde

Figueira da Naus

Figueira da Naus is a village and a stream situated at the east of Santiago Island in Cape Verde. The village is linked with the a rural road and is approximately 70 to 80 km away from the capital.

Located at 15.1833, -23.7333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
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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 6 miles away.
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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 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Towns in Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Cape Verde

Cape Verde Listen/ˌkeɪp ˈvɜrd/, officially the Republic of Cape Verde, is an island country, spanning an archipelago of 10 islands located in the central Atlantic Ocean, 570 kilometres (350 miles) off the coast of Western Africa. The islands, covering a combined area of slightly over 4,000 square kilometres, are of volcanic origin and while three of them are fairly flat, sandy and dry, the remaining ones are generally rockier and have more vegetation.

Located at 15.1111, -23.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
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Santa Cruz