Rui Vaz

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Rui Vaz
Village of Rui Vaz
Village of Rui Vaz
Rui Vaz is located in Cape Verde
Rui Vaz
Coordinates: 15°02′02″N 23°36′00″W / 15.034°N 23.600°W / 15.034; -23.600Coordinates: 15°02′02″N 23°36′00″W / 15.034°N 23.600°W / 15.034; -23.600
Country Cape Verde
Island Santiago
Municipality São Domingos
Civil parish São Nicolau Tolentino
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 1,078

Rui Vaz is a settlement in the central part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. Its 2010 population was 1,078. It is situated at about 800 m elevation, 4 km west of São Domingos in the municipality's and parish's northwest end. It is connected with the road (EN3-ST07) connecting Cidade Velha in Ribeira Grande de Santiago and the middle and the north of the island, a few kilometers to the east is the Praia-Assomada Route.

Rui Vaz has its own hotel named Quinta da Montanha.

The Capeverdean musician Silva Rosa is from Rui Vaz.

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