Bafatá is a town in central Guinea-Bissau, known as the birthplace of Amílcar Cabral. The town has a population of 22,501 (2008 est).
It lies in an area known for its wildlife, including monkeys. Bafatá’s main industry is brickmaking. It is the capital of Bafatá Region as well as the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bafatá.
General aviation is served by Bafatá Airport. This airport has no commercial service and its runway doubles as a city street.
||Wikivoyage has a travel guide for Bafatá.