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Santiago | Aerial view of Cidade Velha
WI_cv029.jpg ThumbnailsPraha | Panoramic view of the historic centre

Flight São Filipe - Praia. Cidade Velha was founded in 1462 as Ribeira Grande, also the name of the valley at the outlet of which it is located. It is the oldest settlement of Cape Verde and served as its capital until 1770. The place has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009.

Saturday 10 September 2022 by Martin Mergili in Africa and Macaronesia / Cape Verde (985 visits)