Sinagoga

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Sinagoga
Settlement
Sinagoga is located in Cape Verde
Sinagoga
Sinagoga
Coordinates: 17°10′41″N 25°01′55″W / 17.178°N 25.032°W / 17.178; -25.032Coordinates: 17°10′41″N 25°01′55″W / 17.178°N 25.032°W / 17.178; -25.032
Country Cape Verde
Island Santo Antão
Municipality Ribeira Grande
Civil parish Nossa Senhora do Rosário
Elevation 16 m (52 ft)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 603

Sinagoga is a settlement in the northeastern part of the island of Santo Antão, Cape Verde. It is situated on the coast, 4 kilometers east of Ribeira Grande and 18 km north-northeast of the island capital Porto Novo. It is situated on the national road connecting Ribeira Grande and Pombas (EN1-SA02).

Its name means "synagogue" in Portuguese. It is said that the village was primarily inhabited by Jewish people in the second half of the 19th century, and surnames of Jewish origin can still be found in the area.[2]

Climate

Sinagoga has a hot desert climate. The annual rainfall is 291 millimeters. The average annual temperature is 23.4 °C (74.1 °F).[3]

Climate data for Sinagoga, 0 metres ASL
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 23.3
(73.9)
23.1
(73.6)
23.6
(74.5)
24.1
(75.4)
24.9
(76.8)
25.6
(78.1)
26.4
(79.5)
27.4
(81.3)
27.6
(81.7)
27.4
(81.3)
26.4
(79.5)
24.3
(75.7)
25.3
(77.5)
Daily mean °C (°F) 21.4
(70.5)
21.2
(70.2)
21.5
(70.7)
21.9
(71.4)
22.7
(72.9)
23.6
(74.5)
24.3
(75.7)
25.4
(77.7)
25.8
(78.4)
25.5
(77.9)
24.4
(75.9)
22.6
(72.7)
23.4
(74.1)
Average low °C (°F) 19.6
(67.3)
19.3
(66.7)
19.5
(67.1)
19.8
(67.6)
20.6
(69.1)
21.7
(71.1)
22.3
(72.1)
23.5
(74.3)
24.1
(75.4)
23.7
(74.7)
22.5
(72.5)
21.0
(69.8)
21.5
(70.7)
Average rainfall mm (inches) 14
(0.55)
5
(0.2)
1
(0.04)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
11
(0.43)
44
(1.73)
128
(5.04)
44
(1.73)
26
(1.02)
18
(0.71)
291
(11.45)
Source: [3]

See also

References

  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Aldeia de Sinagoga em Santo Antão, Isa Lima Fernandes, 2005, p. 20-21
  3. ^ a b Climate-Data.ORG