Slide Title

Ribeira Brava

Creator

David Baxter

Slide ID

CV-80-112

_pkUnique ID

CV80112

Slide Date

1980

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Island

São Nicolau

Province or Jurisdiction

São Nicolau

City / Village

Villa da Ribeira Brava

Date

1980

Description

Villa da Ribeira Brava is the main town on São Nicolau. Located an the interior valley, it was settled in the early 16th. Settlers were attracted to the area by semi-permanent streams in the area that makes São Nicolau relatively supportive of agriculture, as compared to the other islands in the Cape Verde archipelago. Villa da Ribeira Brava is populated by brightly painted homes and is a popular tourist destination.

Keywords

tourism; Ribeira Brava; town;

Notes

Irwin, Aisling and Wilson, Colum. Cape Verde Islands: The Bradt Travel Guide. (Guilford, 2001). pp. 239, 245

Lobban, Richard and Halter, Marilyn. The Cape Verde Islands. (Providence, 1987) pp.7-8

Copyright

Rhode Island College

Box

1

Folder

2

Image Dimensions

5223x3468

Software

VueScan

Date Time Scanned

4-8-2010 12:00 AM

Color Space

RGB

File Size

4.3 MB

Document Type

Image

Keywords

tourism; Ribeira Brava; town;

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