São João Baptista (Santo Antão)

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São João Baptista
Civil parish
São João Baptista is located in Cape Verde
São João Baptista
São João Baptista
Coordinates: 17°01′N 25°11′W / 17.02°N 25.18°W / 17.02; -25.18Coordinates: 17°01′N 25°11′W / 17.02°N 25.18°W / 17.02; -25.18
Country Cape Verde
Island Santo Antão
Municipality Porto Novo
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 14,465

São João Baptista is a freguesia (civil parish) of Cape Verde. It covers the larger, southern part of the municipality of Porto Novo, on the island of Santo Antão. Its current president (similar to mayor) is Rosa Rocha, one of the first female heads of any municipality in Cape Verde.

The football (soccer) club based in the parish is Lajedos and is the club for the southcentral portion of the island.


The freguesia consists of the following settlements, its population was of the 2010 census: