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Praia Destination Guide

Delve into Praia in Cape Verde!

Praia in the region of Praia with it's 113,364 residents is located in Cape Verde and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Praia in Cape Verde

Current time in Praia is now 11:17 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Cape Verde" with an UTC offset of -1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Vila Nova Sintra, Vila do Maio, Vila da Ribeira Brava, Tarrafal, Sao Domingos or Achada Baleia. While being here, make sure to check out Vila Nova, Vale da Gusta, Trindade, Sao Martinho, Praia and Montagarro as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

24°C / 75 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1023.4 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 36% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Friday, 30th of June 2017
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (75 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Saturday, 1st of July 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)
Sunday, 2nd of July 2017
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 25°C (76 °F)

Videos

AIDA VITA Transamazonas Tenerife and Pra...

03:35 min ( December 31, 2010 by pietervermeer)
Views: 513 - Rating: 5/5

Short impressions Created with MAGIX Video easy HD

ELDERONDA PASEANDO POR PRAIA MARZO 2011

16:08 min ( April 08, 2011 by elderonda)
Views: 1,277 - Rating: 5/5

Praia Capital de Cabo Verde Fue en 1456 cuando un barco de bandera Portuguesa a su camino a Gambia, fue llevado por las corrientes de las costas africanas y así descubrió las costas de la Isla de Sa...


Cabo Verde Odyssey

05:11 min ( December 09, 2009 by HitandRunHistory)
Views: 2,026 - Rating: 5/5

The crew of Hit and Run History heads to Cape Verde, hot on the trail of the Columbia Expedition -- the first American voyage 'round the world. We climb volcanos, drink grog and beat on dengue-ridden ...

CABO VERDE INSIDE part 4/4

09:50 min ( July 19, 2009 by kbeachboy)
Views: 5,814 - Rating: 4.94737/5

My bachelor project. english version also available


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Interesting facts about this location

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.93, -23.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in 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.

More reading: São Filipe, Cape Verde (municipality) homepage
Located at 14.93, -23.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Fogo, Cape Verde, Municipalities of 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.93, -23.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Airports in 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 14.93, -23.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:1781 in France, Conflicts in 1781, Naval battles involving France, Naval battles involving Great Britain, Naval battles of the East Indies Campaign

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.

More reading: São Domingos, Cape Verde (municipality) homepage
Located at 14.93, -23.51 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

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