Ribeira Brava is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. Situated in the eastern part of the island of São Nicolau, it covers 65% of the island area (224.8 km2), and is home to 59% of its population (7,580 at the 2010 census). Its seat is the city Ribeira Brava.
|• Total||224.8 km2 (86.8 sq mi)|
|• Density||34/km2 (87/sq mi)|
The municipality consists of two freguesias (civil parishes):
The municipality was created in 2005, when the older municipality of São Nicolau was split in two, the southwestern part becoming the Municipality of Tarrafal de São Nicolau and the northeastern part becoming the Municipality of Ribeira Brava.
|Party||Municipal Council||Municipal Assembly|
- Official website of the municipality (in Portuguese)