Sal Island

Sal Island

Portuguese  Ilha Do Sal,  

      northeasternmost island of Cape Verde, in the Atlantic Ocean, about 400 miles (640 km) off the coast of western Africa. It has an area of 83 square miles (216 square km) and rises to an elevation of 1,332 feet (406 m). Sal (Portuguese for “salt”) is noted for its saltworks near the towns of Pedra Lume and Santa Maria, the island's chief town. The town of Espargo has an international airport. Pop. (1990 prelim.) 7,998.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Sal Island League — The Sal Island League is a regional championship played in Sal Island, Cape Verde. The winner of the championship plays in Cape Verdean football Championships of each season.al Island League Clubs 2007/08*Académico do Aeroporto do Sal *Associação …   Wikipedia

  • Sal Island SuperCup — The Sal Island SuperCup (Portuguese: SuperCopa da Ilha do Sal , Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: SuperKopa da Idja du Sal , São Vicente Crioulo: SuperKopa da Ilha d Sal ) is a SuperCup competition played during the season in the island of… …   Wikipedia

  • Sal Island Opening Tournament — The Sal Opening Tournament is a regional tournament played around in the beginning of each season in the island of Sal, Cape Verde. The first opening tournaments began in 2001.Winners*2001/02: Académica (Espargos) *2002/03: not known *2003/04:… …   Wikipedia

  • Sal, Cape Verde (municipality) — Geobox|Municipality name = Sal symbol type = Coat of arms symbol = Coat of Arms of Sal, Cape Verde.svg capital type = Seat town capital = Espargos population = 14792 population as of = 2000 population density = 68.5 iso code = CV iso subcode = SL …   Wikipedia

  • Sal, Cape Verde — Geobox|Island name = Sal country = Cape Verde country highest location = Monte Vermelho highest elevation = 406 coordinates type = isle lat d = 16 |lat m = 43 |lat NS = N long d = 22 |long m = 56 |long EW = W area = 216 length = 30 length… …   Wikipedia

  • Sal-Rei FC — Football club infobox clubname = Sal Rei FC nickname = Unknown fullname = Sal Rei Futebol Clube founded = N/A ground = Sal Rei, Cape Verde capacity = N/A chairman = N/A manager = N/A league = Boa Vista Island League season = 2007 08 position =… …   Wikipedia

  • Sal Rei — (Portuguese for Salt King, a name earned when the island led in salt production) is a town on the northwestern coast of the island of Boa Vista in eastern Cape Verde. Sal Rei is the island s capital, and the 18th largest community in Cape Verde… …   Wikipedia

  • Sal Iacono — (born July 5, 1971)[1] is an American comedian, writer and game show host best known as Cousin Sal on The Man Show and the late night television show Jimmy Kimmel Live. Contents 1 Biography 2 Family …   Wikipedia

  • Sal — or SAL may refer to:Names or words* Sal , someone s name, Salvador. A name commonly used by Mexicans. Meaning Savior in English, so in other words another name for Jesus [citation needed] . Commonly abbreviated to Sal in countries where spanish… …   Wikipedia

  • sal- —     sal     English meaning: salt; salty water     Deutsche Übersetzung: ‘salz, Seesalz”     Grammatical information: nom. sal , sal d , sal i, sal u; gen. sal n és     Note: Root sal : salt; salty water derived from Root sū ro , sou ro : salty,… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”