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Encyclopedia > Paul, Cape Verde
Location of the municipality of Paul of the archipelago of Cabo Verde

Paul (pronunciation: PA-oo), also Paúl is a municipality in the island of Santo Antão of the Barlavento in Cape Verde. Together with Ribeira Grande, it covers one-third of the island and home to two-thirds of the population. Santo Antão (Portuguese for Saint Anthony) is the westernmost and largest of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. ... The Barlavento archipelago (literally, the Windward), is the northern island group of Cape Verde. ...


Paul are linked with roads linking to Porto Novo and Ribeira Grande and there is no road through the island's east coast. as well as one linking to Ponta do Sol and to Paul (Paúl). Farmlands dominate within the Atlantic Coastline and in valley areas especially the central part, grasslands, bushes and forests cover the mountainous parts and the southwestern parts along with dry lands. The taller mountains lie to the southwest.


Its main economy are agriculture in Paul, it is followed by tourism which is one of the main industry. The majority of the population are rural.

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Parishes

The municipality includes one parish including:

  • Santo António das Pombas

Settlements

  • Curral da Russa?

Other

  • Pau Seco (around 950 m)

Paul has a few schools or collegiates (colegio), a few lyceums (middle schools), gymnasia (secondary schools), churches, beaches, ports, a post office and squares (praças). In the United States and elsewhere, a town square is an area in the middle of a traditional town consisting of a park or plaza and surrounded by small shops. ...


External links

  • Municipal Council of Ribeira Grande
  • ANMCV (Associação Nacional dos Municípios Cabo-Verdianos - National Association of the Capeverdean Municipalities)




North: Atlantic Ocean
West: Ribeira Grande Paul East: Atlantic Ocean
South: Porto Novo


Ribeira Grande (Portuguese for great stream) is a municipality in the island of Santo Antão of the Barlavento in Cape Verde. ... Porto Novo (Portuguese for new port) is officially the westernmost municipality in Cape Verde and all of Africa but not the mainland. ...

Municipalities of Cape Verde

Boa Vista | Brava | Maio | Mosteiros | Paul | Porto Novo | Praia | Ribeira Grande | Ribeira Grande de Santiago | Sal | Santa Catarina | Santa Catarina do Fogo | Santa Cruz | São Domingos | São Filipe | São Lourenço dos Órgãos | São Miguel | São Nicolau | São Salvador do Mundo | São Vicente | Tarrafal | Tarrafal de São Nicolau Boa Vista is a desert island in the Barlaventos archipelago of Cape Verde. ... Brava is a volcanic island in the Cape Verde group. ... Maio is the easternmost of the Sotavento islands of Cape Verde. ... Porto Novo (Portuguese for new port) is officially the westernmost municipality in Cape Verde and all of Africa but not the mainland. ... Aerial view of Praia Praia, population 61,644 (1990), is the capital of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. ... Ribeira Grande (Portuguese for great stream) is a municipality in the island of Santo Antão of the Barlavento in Cape Verde. ... Sal (Portuguese for salt -- from the mines at Pedra de Lume) is an island in the archipelago of Cape Verde, and the municipality of the same name. ... São Domingos is the youngest and smallest of the Cape Verdean municipalities, having been been until recently a subset of the Praia concelho. ... São Filipe is the capital of the island of Fogo in the Sotavento archipelago of Cape Verde. ... São Miguel or Vila da Calheta de São Miguel (Portuguese meaning Saint Michael is a municipality located in the northeastern part of the island of Santiago in Sotavento in southcentralCape Verde. ... São Nicolau is one of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. ... For other uses, see São Vicente (disambiguation) São Vicente (Crioulo: Sanvicente or Sanvcênt) is one of the Barlavento islands of the Cape Verde. ... There are parishes that have the name Tarrafal in Cape Verde: Tarrafal was also a Portuguese concentration camp before the war. ...


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