Barreiro, Cape Verde

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Barreiro is located in Cape Verde
Coordinates: 15°08′06″N 23°09′40″W / 15.135°N 23.161°W / 15.135; -23.161Coordinates: 15°08′06″N 23°09′40″W / 15.135°N 23.161°W / 15.135; -23.161
Country Cape Verde
Island Maio
Municipality Maio
Civil parish Nossa Senhora da Luz
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 535

Barreiro (Cape Verdean Creole: Barrer[citation needed]) is a village in the southern part of the island of Maio, Cape Verde. The village is around 5 km east of the island capital of Cidade do Maio (formerly Vila do Maio) and is south of the eastern main road. As of the 2010 census, its population was 535.

One subdivision in Barreiro is named Lagoa after the nearby lagoon, the others are Len Varela e Banda Riba (also as Bandarriba).

Barreirense is the football (soccer) club in the village, it has a football (soccer) field just south of the center but much of its matches are played at the island capital.

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