Chã de Tanque

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Chã de Tanque
Chã de Tanque is located in Cape Verde
Chã de Tanque
Coordinates: 15°05′32″N 23°42′09″W / 15.0922°N 23.7024°W / 15.0922; -23.7024Coordinates: 15°05′32″N 23°42′09″W / 15.0922°N 23.7024°W / 15.0922; -23.7024
CountryCape Verde
MunicipalitySanta Catarina
Civil parishSanta Catarina
 • Total1,164

Chã de Tanque is a town[2] in the west-central part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is part of the municipality of Santa Catarina. In 2010 its population was 1,164. It is situated 4 km west of Assomada, on the road to Rincão. The elevation is about 260 meters above sea level. Since 2008, it is home to the Museu da Tabanca.[3]

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  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ Cabo Verde, Statistical Yearbook 2015, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, p. 32-33
  3. ^ Santa Catarina: Museu da Tabanca abre as portas novamente na próxima semana Archived 2018-08-20 at the Wayback Machine, 17 November 2017