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The São Francisco Bay (Portuguese : Baía de São Francisco, also Porto de São Francisco) is a bay on the southeastern coast of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated 8 km northeast of the city centre of Praia, the capital of Cape Verde. The bay was mentioned in the 1747 map by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin as "St. Francisco". [1]

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References

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

Coordinates: 14°58′N23°28′W / 14.97°N 23.46°W / 14.97; -23.46