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Praia

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Introduction

Praia is the capital and largest city of Cape Verde. It is located on the island of Santiago island in the Sotavento group and has a population of about 100,000 inhabitants. It is the administrative, cultural and economic centre of the country and is home to one of several international aiports. It also functions as the major port in the country, mainly for import and export of many of the island's products. For travellers, there are abundant hotels, restaurants and a great nightlife, as well as cultural activities. Features include the Palace of Culture, the Ethnographic Museum and the National Historical Archive.

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Getting There

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TACV Cabo Verde Airlines is the national airline of Cape Verde and flies from Praia International Airport (RAI). There are connections to Banjul, Boston, Dakar, Fortaleza, Lisbon and London.

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