Information about Cape Verde: Cape Verde officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. It forms part of the Macaronesia ecoregion, along with the Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira, and the Savage Isles. . Praia is the capital and the largest city with a population of 160.000 (2019). Read More...


November 16, 2018

Tarrafal (also: Mangui or Mangue) is a city in the northern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. In 2010 its population was 6,656. It is a fishing port situated on the northwestern coast. It constitutes the seat of the Tarrafal Municipality.


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King Fisher Village, Address: Ponto de Atum, Tarrafal 7110, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 266 10 07 Website

Concentration Camp Colonia Penal de Tarrafal, Address: Chao Bom, Tarrafal, Santiago 7110, Cape Verde

Rotxa Skribida Hiking and Tours, Address: Tarrafal de Sao Nicolau, Sao Nicolau 3121, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 994 51 46 Website

Silver Beach on Santiago Boat Tours & Water Sports, Address: Cabana di Louis Ribeira da Prata, Tarrafal, Santiago, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 917 85 20 Website

Soul Tours Cabo Verde, Address: Ponta d’Atum, Tarrafal, Santiago 7110, Cape Verde, Phone: +238 917 85 20 

Tarrafal Island Tour Casa Strela, Address: Ponta de Atum | Casa Strela B&B, Tarrafal, Santiago 7110, Cape Verde, Phoe: +238 917 85 29



The city is situated by the Baía de Tarrafal, at the foot of 643 m high Monte Graciosa. Tarrafal is at the northern end of two main roads to Praia in the south, one leading through Assomada and São Domingos (EN1-ST01), the other along the east coast through Calheta de São Miguel and Pedra Badejo (EN1-ST02).





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