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Ciudade Velha

Dramatically situated on the sea, 15km from Praia, Cidade Velha in Cape Verde (literally ‘Old City’) gained Unesco World Heritage status in 2009 as the first European settlement in the tropics. Founded in 1462 as Ribeira Grande, the city became wealthy as a station for the transatlantic slave trade… Read more: www.lonelyplanet….

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