Boa Vista, Cape Verde facts for kids
|Nickname: Ilha das dunas (island of the dunes)|
|Area||631.1 km2 (243.7 sq mi)|
|Length||30.8 km (19.14 mi)|
|Width||28.9 km (17.96 mi)|
|Highest elevation||387 m (1,270 ft)|
|Highest point||Monte Estância|
|Largest settlement||Sal Rei|
|Pop. density||22.9 /km2 (59.3 /sq mi)|
Boa Vista is famous for its large beaches like Atalanta, Cabral, Chaves, and Ervatão. Its main river is the Ribeira do Rabil. Boa Vista is also notable for its desert Deserto de Viana and its dune fields.
Administratively, the island of Boa Vista is covered by one municipality. This municipality has 2 civil parishes: Santa Isabel and São João Baptista.
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