Presidential Palace of Cape Verde

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Presidential Palace of Cape Verde
Palácio da Presidência da República
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Presidential Palace of Cape Verde
Former namesPalácio do Governo de Cabo Verde
General information
Architectural style Neoclassical
Address Rua Serpa Pinto
Town or city Praia
Country Cape Verde
Coordinates 14°54′59″N23°30′33″W / 14.9164°N 23.5092°W / 14.9164; -23.5092 Coordinates: 14°54′59″N23°30′33″W / 14.9164°N 23.5092°W / 14.9164; -23.5092
Completedca. 1984
Technical details
Floor count2

The Palácio da Presidência da República (Portuguese for "Palace of the Presidency of the Republic") is a public building in the city centre of Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. It is situated on Rua Serpa Pinto, at the south end of Plateau, the historic district of Praia. It was constructed around 1894 in neoclassical style as a residence of the Portuguese governor of Cape Verde. After Cape Verde gained independence in 1975, it became the presidential palace. [1]

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  1. Valor simbólico do centro histórico da Praia, Lourenço Conceição Gomes, Universidade Portucalense, 2008, p. 167-192