São Martinho Grande
Settlement
São Martinho Grande is located in Cape Verde
São Martinho Grande
São Martinho Grande
Coordinates: 14°55′24″N 23°34′07″W / 14.9232°N 23.5686°W / 14.9232; -23.5686Coordinates: 14°55′24″N 23°34′07″W / 14.9232°N 23.5686°W / 14.9232; -23.5686
CountryCape Verde
IslandSantiago
MunicipalityRibeira Grande de Santiago
Civil parishSantíssimo Nome de Jesus
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total593
ID79108

São Martinho Grande is a settlement in the southern part of the island of Santiago, Cape Verde. It is part of the municipality Ribeira Grande de Santiago. It is located 4 km east from Cidade Velha and 6.5 km west of Praia city centre. The national road EN1-ST05 (Praia - Cidade Velha) passes north of the village. 1.5 km south of the village is a small bay of the Atlantic Ocean, Calheta de São Martinho. It was mentioned as "Kalyete de S. Martin" on the 1747 map by Jacques-Nicolas Bellin.[2]

References

  1. ^ "2010 Census results". Instituto Nacional de Estatística Cabo Verde (in Portuguese). 24 November 2016.
  2. ^ Jacques-Nicolas Bellin (1747). "Carte des Isles du Cap Verd = Kaart van de Eilanden van Kabo Verde" (in French).