Sal is an island in . Sal is a tourist destination with white sandy beaches and over 350 days of sunshine a year. It is one of the three sandy eastern islands of the Cape Verde archipelago in the central Atlantic Ocean, 350 mi off the west coast of Africa.
Photo: Martikkk, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Amílcar Cabral International Airport, also known as , is the main international airport of . Photo: Iwoelbern, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a multi-use stadium in Sal Island, Cape Verde. Photo: Cuenqui, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital and main commercial centre of the island and municipality of Sal, . Photo: Cayambe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in the island of Sal, Cape Verde. Photo: Waldir, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a village in the northeastern part of the island of Sal, . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.


16.7204° or 16° 43' 13.3" north
-22.9334° or 22° 56' 0.2" west
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48 metres (157 feet)
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way 9884503
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: سال، الرأس الأخضر
  • Belarusian: Востраў Сал
  • Belarusian: Сал
  • Breton: Sal
  • Catalan: Illa de Sal
  • Catalan: Sal
  • Cebuano: Sal Island
  • Chinese: 萨尔岛
  • Chinese: 薩爾島
  • Czech: Sal
  • Danish: Sal
  • Dutch: Sal
  • Dutch: SalKaapverdie
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: سال
  • English: Sal, Cape Verde
  • English: Sal Island
  • Estonian: Llana
  • Estonian: Sali saar
  • Finnish: Sal
  • French: Sal
  • French: Île de Sal
  • Frisian: Sal
  • German: Ilha do Sal
  • German: Sal
  • German: Sal Insel
  • Greek: Νησί Σαλ
  • Greek: Σαλ
  • Hebrew: סאל
  • Hindi: साल
  • Hungarian: Sal
  • Indonesian: Sal, Tanjung Verde
  • Italian: Ilha do Sal
  • Italian: Insula de Sal
  • Italian: Isola Sal
  • Italian: Isola del Sale
  • Italian: Sal
  • Japanese: サル島
  • Japanese: サル自治体
  • Kabuverdianu: Dja d'Sal
  • Kabuverdianu: Ilha di Sal
  • Kabuverdianu: Sal
  • Korean: 살섬
  • Letzeburgesch: Sal
  • Lithuanian: Salio sala
  • Lithuanian: Salio savivaldybė
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Sal
  • Northern Frisian: Sal (Kapwerden)
  • Northern Frisian: Sal
  • Norwegian: Sal
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Sal
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sal i Kapp Verde
  • Persian: سال، دماغه سبز
  • Persian: سال، کیپ ورد
  • Polish: Sal
  • Portuguese: Ilha do Sal
  • Portuguese: Lhana
  • Portuguese: Sal
  • Russian: Сал
  • Russian: остров Сал
  • Spanish: Ilha do Sal
  • Spanish: Isla de Sal
  • Spanish: Sal
  • Spanish: Sal, Cabo Verde
  • Swedish: Sal, Kap Verde
  • Ukrainian: Сал
  • Urdu: سال، کیپ ورڈی
  • Wolof: Sal
  • साल, केप वर्दे

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