Central address: Avenida Assis Cadório, Tarrafal, Cape Verde
Time Zone: Atlantic/Cape_Verde
Latitude: 16° 33' 49.14'' N
Longitude: 24° 21' 17.7912'' W
Tarrafal de São Nicolau is a town in the western part of the island of São Nicolau, Cape Verde. Its 2010 population was 3,733 and home to more than a third of the municipal population, it is also home to about a quarter of the island's population and is the island's most populated place which is more populated than the island's main city (rarely as capital) Ribeira Brava. It is situated on the west coast, 9 km southwest of Ribeira Brava and is connected with the main road (EN1-SN01) which is 53 km northeast. It is the seat of the Tarrafal de São Nicolau Municipality, and the main port of the island. the town and area are surrounded by mountains. The port is the other that offers ferry services to other islands including São Vicente and Sal which connects to other islands including Santiago. The town area covers the south of the municipality roughly a third and bordering up to about 700 meters above sea level in the north bordering Monte Gordo Natural Park, the municipal boundary is to the east. For many years, the port is the island's most busiest, it was expanded before 1990 and completed in 1991, it is 137 meters long and fits for two boats, the water's depth ranges from 3 to 7 meters. It is the only island that have two ports that are used for ferry services, it once had two that used it, the other was Sal.
The latitude of Tarrafal de São Nicolau is 16.563650, and the longitude is -24.354942. Tarrafal de São Nicolau is a city is located at Cape Verde with the gps coordinates of 16° 33' 49.14'' N and 24° 21' 17.7912'' W. The elevation of Tarrafal de São Nicolau is 14.462, the time zone is Atlantic/Cape_Verde.
|Elevation||14.462||DMS Lat||16° 33' 49.14'' N|
|DMS Lng||24° 21' 17.7912'' W||GeoHASH||e6ywjz3628nuz|
|UTM Zone||26Q||UTM Easting||782276.689447762|
|UTM Northing||1833143.28072204||Time Zone||Atlantic/Cape_Verde|
|Country||Cape Verde||Country Code||238|