Fogo, Cape Verde facts for kids

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Fogo
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Geography
Location Atlantic Ocean
Archipelago Ilhas de Sotavento
Area 476 km2 (184 sq mi)
Elevation 2,829 m (9,281 ft)
Highest point Pico do Fogo
Country
Cape Verde
Concelhos (Municipalities) Mosteiros, Santa Catarina do Fogo, São Filipe
Largest city São Filipe
Demographics
Population 37,051 (as of 2010)
Density 77.8/km2 (202/sq mi)

Fogo (Portuguese for "fire") is a volcanic island in the Sotavento group of Cape Verde. It is the most prominent of the group, rising to nearly 3,000 m (10,000 ft) above sea level at Pico do Fogo.

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