Mindelo
in São Vicente Municipality, Cape Verde

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
16.890 and -24.980 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 16° 53' 24" and W -24° 58' 49"
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: 08:35 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
UTC/GMT offset: -1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:42 am and 6:51 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-11.608 and 153.769 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Donuwo
References
This place on Wikipedia
This place on Geonames.org

Discover Mindelo

Mindelo in São Vicente Municipality with it's 70,611 citizens is a city in Cape Verde about 167 mi (or 268 km) north-west of Praia, the country's capital city.

Local time in Mindelo is now 08:35 PM (Friday). 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 Mindelo. The closest airport in Cape Verde is São Pedro Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

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: Porto Novo, Pombas, Ribeira Grande, Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau and Vila da Ribeira Brava. 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

HOTEL OASIS PORTO GRANDE

Address
0,5 mi
PRACA AMILCAR CABRAL S. VICENTE ISLAND
CP 103 MINDELO
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Kira's Boutique Hotel

Address
0,5 mi
Rua de Argelia, 24
Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Complexo Multiuso Copacabana

Address
0,5 mi
Avenida Marginal Lagjnha, bloco M1
Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Oásis Porto Grande

Address
0,5 mi
C.P. 103, Praça Amilcar Cabral
CP103 Kap Verde
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Hotel Gaudi Mindelo

Address
0,6 mi
Rua Senator Vera Cruz 210
2110 Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Café Royal

Address
0,6 mi
Rúa Lisboa (Rua Liberdade d'Africa)
2110 Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


THe Don Paco Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Rua Cristiano De Sena Barcelos, 461
2110 Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Residencial Alto Fortim

Address
0,7 mi
7100 Mindelo
CP 701 Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Residencial Laginha - Adults Only

Address
0,8 mi
Av de Laginha
Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

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


Pousada Monte Cara

Address
2,9 mi
Estrada do Morro Branco, Lazareto
Sao Vicente
Cape Verde

Time Information

Checkout: 23:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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

Cabo Verde - “Vender o próprio corpo em Mindelo - Reportagem

Published: August 20, 2014
Length: 56:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

Reportagem - “Vender o próprio corpo em Mindelo" Mindelo – 20 de Agosto - “Não existe lei contra a prostituição em Cabo Verde, mas impedem-nos de vender o nosso corpo”. Este foi...


São Vicente - Mindelo: Rundblick vom Torre de Belem

Published: June 01, 2014
Length: 43:10 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Reisemagazin Kapverden

Der Torre de Belem in Mindelo bieten einen tollen Rundblick auf die ganze Bucht von Mindelo. Mehr im http://reisemagazin-kapverden.de/ Video: Milton César Gonçalves Reisemagazin Kapverden...


Passeio de Mota - Mindelo

Published: November 08, 2014
Length: 56:04 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Dany Rocha


Mindelo - Vida de um Sapateiro

Published: October 04, 2014
Length: 28:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ocean Press - Cabo Verde

Mindelo - “Pracinha da Igreja é o local preferido das elites para engraxar sapatos” Assim, foi o desabafo de Pinga, um dos mais antigos engraxadores e sapateiros da Pracinha da Igreja,...


Mindelo, Cape Verde Islands Jimstephkrueger's photos around Mindelo, Cape Verde (sao vicente)

Published: November 11, 2010
Length: 07:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Jimstephkrueger's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/jimstephkrueger/portugalbrazil/1197217920/tpod.html This blog preview...


Pesca al Blue Marlin, Mindelo - Capo Verde 2012

Published: August 18, 2012
Length: 24:24 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Nicolò Traina

Video montato di più uscite di pesca avvenute nel mese di maggio 2012 presso Mindelo, Capo Verde.


Voginha - Mindelo

Published: April 06, 2009
Length: 58:25 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pedro Borges

Voginha a dar show no seu terraço com vista para todo o Mindelo.


Rua de Lisboa Mindelo

Published: March 23, 2009
Length: 53:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: CABSS1973

Rua de Lisboa, Mindelo, São Vicente, Cabo Verde 23-03-2009 16:00.


Rua de Escola Técnica Mindelo

Published: March 23, 2009
Length: 24:33 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: CABSS1973

Rua da Escola Técnica do Mindelo 23-03-2009 16:00.


PM lança 1ª pedra do Centro Oceanográfico em Mindelo

Published: November 22, 2014
Length: 43:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Primeiro Ministro

O Primeiro-Ministro, José Maria Neves, lançou, nesta terça-feira, a primeira pedra para a construção do Centro Oceanográfico do Mindelo, uma peça crucial deste puzzle do Híper-cluster...


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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 Vicente, Cape Verde

São Vicente, also Son Visent or Son Sent in Cape Verdean Creole, is one of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. It is located between the islands of Santo Antão and Santa Luzia, with the Canal de São Vicente separating it from Santo Antão.

Located at 16.85, -24.9667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Islands of Cape Verde, São Vicente, Cape Verde

Mindelo

For the parish in Portugal, see Mindelo, Portugal Mindelo, is a port city in the northern part of the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde. Mindelo is also the seat of the parish of Nossa Senhora da Luz, and this island's municipality. The city is home to 92.6% of the entire island's population.

Located at 16.89, -24.99 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mindelo, Populated places in Cape Verde

Porto Novo, Cape Verde (municipality)

Porto Novo (Portuguese for “new port”) is the westernmost municipality in Cape Verde and all of Africa but not the mainland. It is a town and a municipality in the island of Santo Antão of Barlavento. It covers two-thirds of the island and is home to one-third of the population. Geographical features include Topo de Coroa, the tallest mountain of the island, elevating around 1,979 m.

Located at 17.033, -25.067 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santo Antão, Cape Verde

Calhau

Calhau is a small fishing village on the east coast of the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde, 15 km east of the island capital of Mindelo. Calhau is situated on a branch that connects with the main road linking to Mindelo and south to Topim. Much of the area is grassy and rocky with a couple of trees, especially within the roads. The GDP for the community is very low. The area has nice sandy beaches for baths in the sea, a small fishing port and a bay with the same name.

Located at 16.85, -24.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
São Vicente, Cape Verde

São Pedro, Cape Verde

São Pedro is the small fishing town situated in the southwest of the island municipality of São Vicente, Cape Verde. The island's airport is just slightly to the northeast. It is located 7 km southwest of Mindelo, the island capital and is the soouthwesternmost point of the road. The GDP until the 2000s were low-class and the living standards used to be low as well. The urban area has small houses and are also linked close to its beach with its fishing boats.

Located at 16.8167, -25.0833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in São Vicente, Cape Verde

Salamansa

Salamansa, is a village located only 7 km ENE of the island capital of Mindelo in the island of São Vicente, Cape Verde. The village is off the main road linking Mindelo and Baía das Gatas and also serves a road to Cabo de João Evora.

Located at 16.9, -24.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in São Vicente, Cape Verde

São Pedro Airport

Cesária Évora Airport (Portuguese Aeroporto Internacional Cesária Évora) is Cape Verde's third most-used airport located in the island of São Vicente, located nearly 5 kilometres from the centre of Mindelo and serves the entire island and the island of Santo Antão. It is located in the valley area in the west of the island and is north of the village of São Pedro.

Located at 16.8331, -25.0569 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Cape Verde, São Vicente, Cape Verde

Lazareto (Mindelo)

Lazareto, is a village located west-southwest of the island capital of Mindelo in the island of Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. Lazareto contains around 1,000 to 2,000 people and is growing. The settlement is linked with the road linking east to Mindelo, the eastern half of the island as well as to the island's airport and to São Pedro.

Located at 16.8667, -25.0333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in São Vicente, Cape Verde

Madeiral

Madeiral, is a village located east-southeast of the island capital of Mindelo in the island of Sao Vicente, Cape Verde. The location is south of the heart of the island. Madeiral contains around 1,000 people and is slowly growing. The village is linked with the major road linking with Mindelo and the western half of the island and Topim and the eastern portion of the island.

Located at 16.8333, -24.95 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages and settlements in São Vicente, Cape Verde

Ilhéu dos Pássaros

Ilhéu de Pássaros is an islet located between 2 to 3 kilometres NW of the island of São Vicente and also 2 kilometres northwest of the Mindelo's nearby point, the João Ribeira. They are administratively a part of the municipality of São Vicente. The islet is a volcanic seamount.

Located at 16.9097, -25.0113 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Uninhabited islands of Cape Verde

Pico do Vento

Pico do Vento is a volcanic mountain in the eastern part of the island of São Vicente. The mountain is of volcanic origin.

Located at 16.8333, -24.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mountains of Cape Verde, São Vicente, Cape Verde

Ponta da Fragatas

Ponta da Fragata (Portuguese meaning the frigate in which it sunk somewhere in the 1960s) is a point located in the southeast of the island of Sal. The point is named after the frigate that was sunk somewhere in the 1960s as chocolate were being shipped from the Congo region to Denmark in northcentral Europe, the frigate was seen throughout most of the southern half of the island that it sunk tens of metres below sea level, the abandoned frigate collapsed into the ocean and is no longer seen.

Located at 16.9, -24.9167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Headlands of Cape Verde, Sal, Cape Verde

Ribeira do Calhau

Ribeira do Calhau is a ribeira (stream) that flows in the eastern part of the island of São Vicente in Cape Verde. The stream flows from west to east and is almost entirely dry except on rainy days. It is one of the longest streams on the island and its total length is approximately 15 km.

Located at 16.85, -24.8833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Cape Verde, São Vicente, Cape Verde


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Mihdelo, Mindello, Минделу, Mindelo, Μιντέλο, ミンデロ, 민델루, Mindelas, Мінделу, 明德盧