Achada Baleia
in São Domingos Municipality, Cape Verde

How to get there and get around
Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
15.050 and -23.483 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 15° 3' 0" and W -23° 28' 59"
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: 02:00 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:36 am and 6:45 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.380 and 154.283 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kwanka
References
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Achada Baleia

Achada Baleia in São Domingos Municipality is a town in Cape Verde a little north of Praia, the country's capital city.

Current time in Achada Baleia is now 02:00 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Atlantic / Cape Verde with an UTC offset of minus one hour. We know of 8 airports near Achada Baleia. The closest airport in Cape Verde is Praia International Airport in a distance of 9 mi (or 14 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 73 mi (or 118 km), East.

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Sao Domingos, Pedra Badejo, Joao Teves, Praia and Picos. 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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Videos from this area

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Violencia na Praia: Cabo-verdianos dizem que o País não está seguro

Published: October 30, 2014
Length: 21:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

Nestes dias em que se fala tanto sobre justiça e segurança no país, o Ocean Press foi ouvir o que os cabo-verdianos têm a dizer sobre isso O sentimento geral é de insegurança, Cabo Verde...


TACV Take Off Praia International Airport - Santiago Cabo Verde / Kaapverdië [HD]

Published: March 18, 2013
Length: 33:59 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ArcticEwi

Take Off at 1:17 35 minute flight from Praia to Ilha do Sal TACV ATR42-500 Seat 3A Dep. time 13:55 D4-CBV (Fragata)


Aterragem aeroporto da Praia Cabo Verde

Published: May 03, 2012
Length: 01:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: morabeza00

Avião ATR.


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...


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.


PLATEAU - Festival Internacional de Cinema da Praia

Published: November 20, 2014
Length: 19:19 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CMPraia

O PLATEAU - Festival Internacional de Cinema da Praia a ser realizado anualmente na Cidade da Praia, em finais de Novembro, pretende ser também um evento de dimensão nacional e internacional ...


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.


Mercado da Praia começa a sentir falta dos produtos da ilha do Fogo

Published: January 02, 2015
Length: 26:37 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

A culminar com a situação do mau ano agrícola, a erupção vulcânica veio a agravar o défice de produtos no principal mercado da capital do país com a não chegada dos produtos provenientes...


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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 6 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 10 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 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Fogo, 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 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of 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 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of 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 10 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 10 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 8 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 10 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 8 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 8 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 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of 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 10 miles away.
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Cape Verde, Countries in Africa, Archipelagoes of the Atlantic Ocean, Countries bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Economic Community of West African States, Member states of La Francophonie, Former Portuguese colonies, Island countries, Islands of the North Atlantic Ocean, Islands of Africa, Islands of Macaronesia, Liberal democracies, Portuguese-speaking countries, Republics, States and territories established in 1975, Member states of the African Union, Member states of the Community of Portuguese Language Countries, Member states of the United Nations, West African countries