Palmarejo, Cape Verde

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Palmarejo
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Praia Ribeira de Palmarejo.jpg
VIew of Palmarejo and Monte Vermelho
Coordinates: 14°54′46″N23°31′36″W / 14.9127°N 23.5268°W / 14.9127; -23.5268 Coordinates: 14°54′46″N23°31′36″W / 14.9127°N 23.5268°W / 14.9127; -23.5268
Country Cape Verde
Island Santiago Island
City Praia
Population
 (2010)
12,037
Postal code
7601
Website www.cmpraia.cv

Palmarejo is a subdivision of the city of Praia in the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Its population was 12,037 at the 2010 census. [1] It is situated southwest of the city centre. Adjacent neighbourhoods are Tira Chapéu to the north, Achada Santo António in the east, Quebra Canela in the southeast, Cidadela in the west and Palmarejo Grande in the northwest. The main campus of the University of Cape Verde is in Palmarejo.

Palmarejo from Quebra Canela along with the view of Fogo Island V SDC10122.jpg
Palmarejo from Quebra Canela along with the view of Fogo Island
1884 map of Porto Praia (now Praia), Palmarejo (written as Palmyrene) is on top IMRAY(1884) p0166 CAPE VERDE, PORTO PRAYA.jpg
1884 map of Porto Praia (now Praia), Palmarejo (written as Palmyrene) is on top

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References

  1. "2010 Census results Santiago". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.