in Santa Cruz Municipality, Cape Verde
- Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande (Unesco heritage, 80 mi)
- 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:
- 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:
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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.
Hotels and Places to Stay
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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Figueira da Naus
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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.
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.
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