Tira Chapéu

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Tira Chapéu
Neighborhood
Coordinates: Coordinates: 14°54′55″N23°31′17″W / 14.9153°N 23.5215°W / 14.9153; -23.5215
Country Cape Verde
Island Santiago Island
City Praia
Population
(2010)
5,785
Postal code
7600
Website www.cmpraia.cv

Tira Chapéu is a subdivision of the city of Praia in the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Its population was 5,785 at the 2010 census. [1] It is situated west of the city centre. Adjacent neighbourhoods are Terra Branca to the northeast, Achada Santo António to the southeast, Palmarejo to the southwest and west and Bela Vista to the northwest.

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Terra Branca is a subdivision of the city of Praia in the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Its population was 4,470 at the 2010 census. It is situated west of the city centre. Adjacent neighbourhoods are Várzea to the east, Achada Santo António to the south and Tira Chapéu to the west.

References

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