João Galego

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João Galego
Welcome sign into João Galego
Welcome sign into João Galego
João Galego is located in Cape Verde
João Galego
João Galego
Coordinates: 16°09′04″N 22°44′38″W / 16.151°N 22.744°W / 16.151; -22.744Coordinates: 16°09′04″N 22°44′38″W / 16.151°N 22.744°W / 16.151; -22.744
Country Cape Verde
Island Boa Vista
Municipality Boa Vista
Civil parish São João Baptista
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 346

João Galego (Cape Verde Creole: Djon Galég’[citation needed]) is a village in the northeastern part of the island of Boa Vista, Cape Verde. The village is around 19 km east of the island capital of Sal Rei.

Agriculture is its main industry along with the whole of east of the island.

Juventude do Norte is its football (soccer) club of the village based in the village. It has its own field known as Estadio do Norte. It has a local competition known as Inter Povações João Galeg, represented by a team mainly by F.C. Feyenoord.

It also has its main street, there it preserves mural paintings in honor of Amílcar Cabral, it also has its cultural center.[2]

In the village, it manufactures cheese in good quality, in an art form, it is possible to by it in the village.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Cape Verde Islands pocket guide, Emma Gregg, Berlitz, 2009, ISBN 978-981-268-670-1