João Varela, Cape Verde
For the Portuguese philanthropist that lived during the 16th century, see João Varela, no relation to the place name
|João Varela, Cape Verde|
|Municipality||Ribeira Grande de Santiago|
|Civil parish||Santíssimo Nome de Jesus|
João Varela is a settlement in the southern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is situated 5 km northeast of Cidade Velha and 9 km northwest of the capital Praia. It is part of the municipality of Ribeira Grande de Santiago.