Ilhéu das Cabras

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Ilhéu das Cabras
Map of São Tomé and Príncipe with Ilhéu das Cabras north of the island of São Tomé
Location north of São Tomé near the urban area of São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe
Coordinates 0°24′29″N 6°42′54″E / 0.408°N 6.715°E / 0.408; 6.715Coordinates: 0°24′29″N 6°42′54″E / 0.408°N 6.715°E / 0.408; 6.715
Population 0
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Ilhéu das Cabras is an island in the Gulf of Guinea. It is one of the smaller islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. The islet is located near the north coast of the island of São Tomé, 8 km north of the city of São Tomé.

Satellite photo of the northern part of the island of São Tomé along with Ilhéu das Cabras


On the island has a small lighthouse, it may be the first built in the nation, built in the Portuguese Colonial era. Its focal height is 98 meters which is one of the highest and its range is 20 km (12 nmi).[1]


  1. ^ "Sao Tome & Principe". ARLHS World of Lights (WLOL). Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society. April 8, 2009. Retrieved 4 May 2017.