Fundo das Figueiras

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Fundo das Figueiras
Settlement
Church of Saint John Baptist
Church of Saint John Baptist
Fundo das Figueiras is located in Cape Verde
Fundo das Figueiras
Fundo das Figueiras
Coordinates: 16°08′20″N 22°43′30″W / 16.139°N 22.725°W / 16.139; -22.725Coordinates: 16°08′20″N 22°43′30″W / 16.139°N 22.725°W / 16.139; -22.725
Country Cape Verde
Island Boa Vista
Municipality Boa Vista
Civil parish São João Baptista
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 241
Welcome sign at Fundo das Figueiras

Fundo das Figueiras (Cape Verde Creole: Fund’ d’ F’géra[citation needed]) is a village in the eastern part of the island of Boa Vista. The village is around 21 km east of the island capital of Sal Rei.

The village has a church of Saint John Baptist (São João Baptista)[2] and a restaurant.[3]

Since 2008, an NGO has been active protecting turtle egg laying sites on the Porto Ferreira beach, east of Fundo das Figueiras.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Cape Verde Islands pocket guide, Emma Gregg, Berlitz, 2009.
  3. ^ caboverde.com
  4. ^ Turtle Foundation