PRAIA ,CAPE VERD ISLANDS,West African Islands
PRAIA ,CAPE VERD ISLANDS ,West African Islands
1890s HISTORICAL MAP CHART
Praia (Portuguese for "beach"), is the capital of Cape Verde, an island nation in the Atlantic Ocean west of Senegal. Praia is also the largest city in Cape Verde after Mindelo and municipally Santa Catarina. It lies on Santiago island in the Sotavento archipelago. The city centre is known as Platô due to its location on a small plateau. Praia is located at 14°55' North, 23°31' West . Praia is Cape Verde's largest city, and a commercial center and a port that ships coffee, sugar cane, and tropical fruits. Praia also has a fishing industry. There are resort beaches nearby. A variant of Capeverdean Crioulo spoken in Praia is known as Badiu. Praia is also an important telegraphic station , forming the intermediate station for the Atlantic cables between Europe, Senegambia, and the New World.
1890s Wood Engraving Antique Map
Approximate Overall Size: 7 X 10 1/2 inches
CONDITION: Book Plate INTEXT MAP - Excellent Condition. Beautiful with excellent detail. There is Text on Front and Back Side.