CAPE VERDE Islands Map
The map below is a satellite view of the Cape Verde Islands, a country off the coast of Africa. The satellite image clearly shows where the islands are located in comparison to the Canaries & Europe in the North, Africa in the East and South America In the West. The geographical coordinates of Cape Verde are:
Latitude of Cape Verde is 16º00´ North of the Equator and longitude of Cape Verde is 24º 00´West of Greenwich.
The total area is 1,557.15 sq mi, 4,033.00 sq km, (slightly larger than Rhode Island) and the population is 405,163 (July 2001 est.
Cape Verde Provincial Divides
The Second Cape Verde Island map below shows the provincial divide, town, cities and capitals located within the province and island grouping. This map shows some of the major cities in Cape Verde, you can use this map to research your holiday in Africa and decide on the places you would like to visit in Cape Verde. You can also find out more about internal travel between the islands.
Sao Vicente is the second most populous island of Cape Verde. The island boasts great sunshine and historical landmarks especially the great sea port of Mindelo. Its main industries are now tourism.
Sal is the oldest island in Cape Verde, now based on tourism (amounting to 50% of the archipelago's tourism) at the beach resort of Santa Maria.
Boa Vista has extensive unspoiled white sanded beaches. The island gives the appearance of being one huge sand dune.
Santo Antao is the western most and largest of the Barlavento islands of Cape and the continent of Africa, and the second largest in Cape Verde Verde.
Santa Luzia is a populated place in Minas Gerais, which is a region of Brazil. An overview map of the region around Santa Luzia is displayed below.
São Nicolau was first inhabited in the sixteenth century, it is known for its mountains and for its main town, Ribeira Brava, long the seat of the Cape Verde diocese.
The most african in culture, the island of Santiago is the largest of the Cape Verde islands. Santiago is the largest of the Cape Verde Islands with an area of 991 sq km and is home to half the nation’s population. It is also home to the nation’s capital city of Praia which has the biggest urban centre of the country.
Fogo is one of the tallest, steepest and most active oceanic island volcanoes on Earth showing many historic eruptions and a giant tsunamogenic flank collapse in recent times.
Maio continues to be a quiet island with little tourism and an extense interior.
Brava never had tourism but it has slowly boomed. The only beach on the island is located at Faja d'Agua. This beach is a black beach with volcanic sand.
We trust you enjoyed our comprehensive guide of all the cape verde maps as we zoomed from satellite into each of the individual islands themselves.
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