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Moerao Destination Guide

Discover Moerao in Cape Verde!

Moerao in the region of Tarrafal is a town located in Cape Verde - some 26 mi (or 42 km) North-West of Praia, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Moerao

Local time in Moerao is now 01:06 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Cape Verde" with an UTC offset of -1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Vila do Maio, Vila da Ribeira Brava, Sao Domingos, Santa Maria, Santa Cruz or Achadinha. When in this area, you might want to check out Tras-os-Montes, Toril, Tarrafal, Ribeirao Sal, Ribeira da Prata and Chacha as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

Pension Mira Maio auf Santiago

02:10 min ( February 14, 2010 by Lars Freudenthal)
Views: 3,676 - Rating: 5/5

Eindrücke von der kleinen Pension Mira Maio in Calheta de Sao Miguel an der Ostküste von Santiago, Kapverden. Reisebericht auf www.freudenthal.biz

The RIU Garopa and RIU Funana resorts in...

02:30 min ( July 29, 2012 by TVCapeVerde)
Views: 2,252 - Rating: 5/5

Take a virtual tour of both the Garopa and Funana 5-star resorts in Cape Verde brought to you by RIU and TUI


Discover Cape Verde!

14:57 min ( July 29, 2012 by TVCapeVerde)
Views: 709 - Rating: 5/5

A wonderful insight into the beautiful way of life on the paradise islands of Cape Verde. Come and see for yourself what Cpae Verde has to offer. Low crime, high standard of life and beautiful sunshin...

Surfing on the waves on the coast of isl...

02:41 min ( January 15, 2010 by Fred Triep)
Views: 1,116 - Rating: 0/5

This video shows the surfing of a few men on the huge waves along the coast of the island Santiago (near the village Tarrafal) of Cabo Verde


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Interesting facts about this location

Tarrafal camp

Tarrafal (also known as Campo da Morte Lenta, the "Camp of the Slow Death") was a prison camp in the Portuguese colony of Cape Verde, set up by the dictator António de Oliveira Salazar after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War (1936), where opponents of his right-wing authoritarian regime were sent. At least 32 anarchists, communists, and other opponents of Salazar's regime died thereTemplate:Who?.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.25, -23.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:20th century in Portugal, Concentration camps, History of Cape Verde, Political history of Portugal

Tarrafal, Cape Verde (municipality)

Tarrafal is a municipality located in the northern part of the island of Santiago in Sotavento in Cape Verde. The municipal population is around 18000, the area is 112.4 km² and the density is about 160/km². Tarrafal is located 75 km NNW of Cape Verde's capital, Praia. Farmland surrounds the main town to the north and east and in the southern valley areas. The Serra da Malagueta mountain range lies to the south.

More reading: Tarrafal, Cape Verde (municipality) homepage
Located at 15.25, -23.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Achada Banana

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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.25, -23.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Villages and settlements in Santiago, 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.

More reading: São Miguel, Cape Verde homepage
Located at 15.25, -23.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Municipalities of Cape Verde, Santiago, Cape Verde

Ribeira da Barca

Ribeira da Barca, is a village located in the western part of the island of Santiago, in the Municipality of Santa Catarina, Cape Verde. It is located northwest of the island capital Praia and west of Assomada. The village is linked with the major road linking with to Assomada and several remote roads.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 15.25, -23.72 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 9 mi away.
Tags:Villages and settlements in Santiago, Cape Verde