Maio, Cape Verde (municipality)

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Maio
Municipality
Location of Maio
Coordinates: 15°13′N 23°10′W / 15.22°N 23.17°W / 15.22; -23.17Coordinates: 15°13′N 23°10′W / 15.22°N 23.17°W / 15.22; -23.17
Country Cape Verde
Island Maio
Area
 • Total 274.5 km2 (106.0 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 6,945
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Website Official website

Maio is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. It covers the whole island of Maio. Its capital is the town Cidade do Maio.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality consists of one freguesia (civil parish), Nossa Senhora da Luz, which also covers the whole island. The freguesia is subdivided into the following settlements:

Demography[edit]

Population of Maio, Cape Verde (municipality) (1940—2010)
1940[2] 1950[2] 1960[2] 1970[2] 1980[2] 1990[2] 2000[3] 2010[4]
2237 1924 2680 3466 4098 4969 6754 6943

Politics[edit]

As of 2012, the Movement for Democracy was the ruling party, the PAICV took power and is the ruling party of the municipality and the assembly with the 10 seats.

Municipal assembly[edit]

2004
%
2004
seats
2008
%
2008
seats
2012
%
2012
seats
Movement for Democracy 39.73 5 - - - -
PAICV 59.11 8 - - - -
MDM[a] 1.15 0 - - - -

Municipality[edit]

2004
%
2004
seats
2008
%
2008
seats
2012
%
2012
seats
Movement for Democracy 58.86 5 - - W -
PAICV 40.17 0 - - 2 -
MDM 0.97 0 - - - -
  1. ^ Abbreviation of Movimento Democrático do Maio
W - Winner
2 - Second place

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f Source: Statoids
  3. ^ Source: Instituto Nacional de Estatísticas.
  4. ^ "2010 Census results Maio". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 

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