EN1-ST05

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EN1-ST05
Cidade Velha - Largo do Pelourinho 2014-10-02.jpg
The Pelourinho in Cidade Velha
Route information
Length 7 km (4 mi)
Major junctions
East end West Praia
West end Cidade Velha
Location
Major cities Cidade Velha
Highway system
Roads in Cape Verde

EN1-ST05 is a first class national road on the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It runs from the western outskirts of the capital Praia to Cidade Velha. [1] It is 7 km long. In Praia it is connected with the Circular da Praia (EN1-ST06).

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Coordinates: 14°55′34″N23°33′39″W / 14.9262°N 23.5607°W / 14.9262; -23.5607

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