São Miguel, Cape Verde

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São Miguel
Location of São Miguel
Coordinates: 15°11′N 23°38′W / 15.19°N 23.64°W / 15.19; -23.64Coordinates: 15°11′N 23°38′W / 15.19°N 23.64°W / 15.19; -23.64
Country Cape Verde
Island Santiago
 • Total 77.4 km2 (29.9 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 15,630
 • Density 200/km2 (520/sq mi)
Website Official website

São Miguel is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. It is situated in the northeastern part of the island of Santiago. Its seat is the town Calheta de São Miguel. Its population was 15,630 at the 2010 census.[1]

Since 2008, the Movement for Democracy (MpD) is in power in the municipality.


The municipality consists of one freguesia (civil parish), São Miguel Arcanjo. The freguesia is subdivided into the following settlements:

  1. ^ Sometimes known as Ribeira de Pilão Cão as there is a Pilão Cão east in the island of Maio


The municipality was created in 1991, when a parish of the older Municipality of Tarrafal was separated to become the Municipality of São Miguel.


Population of São Miguel (1990—2010)
1990[2] 2000[3] 2010[1]
13787 16128 15630

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