Praia Branca

Praia Branca is a town[2] in the northwestern part of the island of São Nicolau, Cape Verde. It is part of the municipality of Tarrafal de São Nicolau. Its population at the 2010 census was 521. It is situated 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from the coast, 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) northwest of Ribeira Brava.

Praia Branca
Praia Branca is located in Cape Verde
Praia Branca
Coordinates: 16°38′31″N 24°23′10″W / 16.642°N 24.386°W / 16.642; -24.386Coordinates: 16°38′31″N 24°23′10″W / 16.642°N 24.386°W / 16.642; -24.386
CountryCape Verde
IslandSão Nicolau
MunicipalityTarrafal de São Nicolau
Civil parishSão Francisco de Assis
 • Total521

Notable personEdit

Singer Armando Zeferino Soares was native to Praia Branca.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ Cabo Verde, Statistical Yearbook 2015, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, p. 32-33