Santa Catarina do Fogo, Cape Verde

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Santa Catarina do Fogo
Location of Santa Catarina do Fogo
Coordinates: 14°54′N 24°20′W / 14.90°N 24.33°W / 14.90; -24.33Coordinates: 14°54′N 24°20′W / 14.90°N 24.33°W / 14.90; -24.33
Country Cape Verde
Island Fogo
 • Total 152.95 km2 (59.05 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 5,299
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)

Santa Catarina do Fogo is a concelho (municipality) of Cape Verde. Situated in the southeastern part of the island of Fogo, it covers 32% of the island area, and is home to 14% of its population. Its seat is the town Cova Figueira.


The municipality consists of one freguesia (civil parish), Santa Catarina do Fogo. The freguesia is subdivided into the following settlements:


It was created in 1808, when a parish of the older Municipality of São Filipe was separated to become the Municipality of Santa Catarina do Fogo.


Population of Santa Catarina do Fogo, Cape Verde (1940—Present)
1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000[2] 2010[1]
650 1,000 1,123 4,650 8,200 10,000 12,898 5,299

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 17 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Source: projections from the Instituto Nacional de Estatísticas.