Santa Catarina do Fogo, Cape Verde

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Santa Catarina do Fogo
Municipality
Location of Santa Catarina do Fogo
Coordinates: 14°54′N 24°20′W / 14.90°N 24.33°W / 14.90; -24.33Coordinates: 14°54′N 24°20′W / 14.90°N 24.33°W / 14.90; -24.33
Country Cape Verde
Island Fogo
Area
 • Total 152.95 km2 (59.05 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 5,299
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)

Santa Catarina do Fogo is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. Situated in the southeastern part of the island of Fogo, it covers 32% of the island area, and is home to 14% of its population. Its seat is the town Cova Figueira.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality consists of one freguesia (civil parish), Santa Catarina do Fogo. The freguesia is subdivided into the following settlements:

History[edit]

It was created in 1808, when a parish of the older Municipality of São Filipe was separated to become the Municipality of Santa Catarina do Fogo.

Demography[edit]

Population of Santa Catarina do Fogo, Cape Verde (1940—Present)
1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000[2] 2010[1]
650 1,000 1,123 4,650 8,200 10,000 12,898 5,299

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Source: projections from the Instituto Nacional de Estatísticas.