São Lourenço (São Filipe)

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São Lourenço
Civil parish
São Lourenço is located in Cape Verde
São Lourenço
São Lourenço
Coordinates: 14°59′N 24°26′W / 14.98°N 24.44°W / 14.98; -24.44Coordinates: 14°59′N 24°26′W / 14.98°N 24.44°W / 14.98; -24.44
CountryCape Verde
MunicipalitySão Filipe
 • Total96 km2 (37 sq mi)
 • Total8,899
 • Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)

São Lourenço is a freguesia (civil parish) of Cape Verde. It covers the northern part of the municipality of São Filipe, on the island of Fogo. The parish has an area of 96 km². It is also a religious parish, its religious celebration is on August 10, day of Saint Lawrence.[2]


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


Year Population
2000 (Census) 9,715
2010 (Census) 8,899

Notable people[edit]


The football/soccer club União de São Lourenço is the sports team of the parish, it is based in Curral Grande. Another football (soccer) club is Valência based in As Hortas in the middle.


  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ Portal da Ilha do Fogo
  3. ^ Cabo Verde, Statistical Yearbook 2015, Instituto Nacional de Estatística, p. 32-33