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
Country Cape Verde
Island Santiago
Municipality Tarrafal
Civil parish Santo Amaro Abade
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 5,166

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 linking south to Assomada and Praia and has another road passing through the west of the island. A small wide stream surrounds the north part and flows northeast, north then west of the village into the bay. The Tarrafal prison camp was situated north of Chão Bom.


Several football (soccer) clubs are founded in the community including:

The stadium Estádio de Mangue is in the northwestern part in the communal limits.


  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014.