Barlavento Islands

The Barlavento Islands is the northern group of the archipelago. It presents as two sub-groups: The total land mass is 2,239 km2. Spanning from longitude -22.67 to -25.36, the group sits in the Trade winds, specifically at the optional southern turn or tack termed by European sailors a key point of the Volta do Mar.

Notable Places in the Area

is a multi-use stadium in Tarrafal de São Nicolau on the island of and are one of two on the island. is situated 3 km southwest of Barlavento Islands.

Localities in the Area

is a settlement in the western part of the island of , . is situated 3 km northeast of Barlavento Islands.

is a settlement in the central part of the island of , . is situated 3½ km northeast of Barlavento Islands.

Cachaço is a settlement in the northwestern part of the island of , . is situated 4½ km north of Barlavento Islands.

Barlavento Islands

16.5833° or 16° 35' north
-24.3333° or 24° 20' west
Open Location Code
386 metres (1,266 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: الجزر لافينتو
  • Asturian; Bable: Barlavento
  • Asturian; Bable: islles de Barlavento
  • Azerbaijani: Barlaventu adaları
  • Bavarian: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • Belarusian: Барлавенту
  • Belarusian: Барлавэнту
  • Belarusian: астравы Барлавенту
  • Breton: Inizi Barlavento
  • Catalan: Illes de Barlavento
  • Catalan: illes de Barlavento
  • Cebuano: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Chinese: 向風群島
  • Chinese: 向风群岛
  • Czech: Barlavento
  • Czech: Návětrné ostrovy
  • Danish: Barlavento
  • Dutch: Barlavento
  • English: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Estonian: Tuulepealsed saared
  • Finnish: Barlavento
  • Finnish: Barlaventosaaret
  • French: Barlavento
  • French: Barlaventos
  • French: Iles Barlaventos
  • French: Iles de Barlavento
  • French: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • French: Îles Barlaventos
  • French: Îles de Barlavento
  • Gallegan: Illas de Barlovento, Cabo Verde
  • German: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • German: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Hausa: Tsibirin Barlavento
  • Hebrew: בארלאוונטו
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Barlavento
  • Italian: Barlavento
  • Italian: Barlaventos
  • Italian: Borlavento
  • Italian: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Italian: Ilhas do Borlavento
  • Japanese: バルラヴェント諸島
  • Korean: 바를라벤투 제도
  • Lithuanian: Priešvėjinės salos
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Norwegian: Barlavento
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Barlavento
  • Persian: جزایر بارلاونتو
  • Polish: Barlavento
  • Polish: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • Polish: Wyspy Zawietrzne
  • Portuguese: Barlavento
  • Portuguese: Ilhas de Barlavento
  • Portuguese: Ilhas de Barlavento (Cabo Verde)
  • Russian: Барловенто
  • Russian: Остров Барловенто
  • Russian: Острова Барловенто
  • Spanish: Barlavento
  • Spanish: Barlovento
  • Swedish: Barlavento
  • Swedish: Ilhas do Barlavento
  • Turkish: Barlavento Adaları
  • Urdu: بارلاوینتو جزائر
  • Windward Islands

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