Chão Bom

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Chão Bom
Chão Bom is located in Cape Verde
Chão Bom
Coordinates: 15°15′25″N 23°44′24″W / 15.257°N 23.740°W / 15.257; -23.740Coordinates: 15°15′25″N 23°44′24″W / 15.257°N 23.740°W / 15.257; -23.740
CountryCape Verde
Civil parishSanto Amaro Abade
12 m (39 ft)
 • Total5,166

Chão Bom is a settlement in the northern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated near the west coast, 3 km southeast of Tarrafal on the main road (EN1-ST01) south to Assomada and Praia. In 2010 its population was 5,166. The Tarrafal prison camp was situated north of Chão Bom. The stadium Estádio de Mangue is in the northwestern part in the communal limits. Silvino Lopes Évora, a writer, poet, journalist and a university professor is native to Chão Bom.


  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.