São Domingos, Cape Verde

São Domingos (also: Várzea da Igreja) is a city[2] in the central part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. In 2010 its population was 2,818. It is the seat of the São Domingos Municipality. It is situated 13 km southeast of Assomada and 13 km northwest of the capital Praia, along the national road from Praia to Assomada (EN1-ST01). The settlement appeared in the 1747 map by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin as St. Domingo.[3]

São Domingos
Main street in São Domingos
Main street in São Domingos
São Domingos is located in Cape Verde
São Domingos
São Domingos
Coordinates: 15°01′41″N 23°33′47″W / 15.028°N 23.563°W / 15.028; -23.563Coordinates: 15°01′41″N 23°33′47″W / 15.028°N 23.563°W / 15.028; -23.563
CountryCape Verde
MunicipalitySão Domingos
Civil parishSão Nicolau Tolentino
 • Total2,818
Banana plantation near São Domingos.


  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
  3. ^ Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1747). "Carte des Isles du Cap Verd = Kaart van de Eilanden van Kabo Verde" (in French).