Vila Velha

Vila Velha, meaning old village, is a city in the metropolitan region of . It was the original capital of Espiritu Santo State, founded in 1535 by Vasco Fernandes Coutinho.

Notable Places in the Area

Photo: Prburley, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The Deputy Darcy Castelo de Mendonça Bridge, colloquially known as the , is the second tallest bridge in , connecting the cities of Vila Velha and Vitória in the state of Espirito Santo. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

is a convent in Vila Velha, , on the top of a high mountain overlooking the cities of Vitória and Vila Velha. Photo: MarcoXavier2005, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

, the small and cozy capital of Espírito Santo, is a city on the southeast coast of , famous for its beaches and culture, and for its proximity from many other touristic destinations in the state. Photo: Chronus, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Vila Velha

-20.3297° or 20° 19' 46.9" south
-40.292° or 40° 17' 31.3" west
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United Nations Location Code
5 metres (16 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 257571864
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Vila Velha
  • Arabic: فيلا فاليا
  • Armenian: Վիլա Վելիա
  • Basque: Vila Velha
  • Bengali: ভিলা ভেলা
  • Bishnupriya: ভিলা ভেলহা
  • Bulgarian: Вила Веля
  • Catalan: Vila Velha
  • Cebuano: Vila Velha
  • Chechen: Вила-Велья
  • Chinese: Vila Velha
  • Chinese: 韋利亞鎮
  • Chinese: 韦利亚镇
  • Croatian: Vila Velha
  • Danish: Vila Velha
  • Dutch: Vila Velha
  • Egyptian Arabic: فيلا فاليا
  • Esperanto: Vila Velha
  • Finnish: Vila Velha
  • French: Vila Velha
  • Georgian: ვილა-ველია
  • Georgian: ვილა ველია
  • German: Vila Velha
  • Greek: Βίλα Βέλια
  • Gujarati: વિલા વેલ્હા
  • Hebrew: וילה ואלה
  • Hebrew: וילה וליה
  • Hindi: वीया वेलहा
  • Hungarian: Vila Velha
  • Ido: Vila Velha
  • Indonesian: Vila Velha
  • Italian: Vila Velha
  • Japanese: ビラベリャ
  • Japanese: ビラ・ベリャ
  • Japanese: ヴィラヴェリャ
  • Japanese: ヴィラヴェーリャ
  • Japanese: ヴィラ・ヴェリャ
  • Japanese: ヴィラ・ヴェーリャ
  • Kannada: ವಿಲಾ ವೆಳಾ
  • Kazakh: Vïla-Velʹya
  • Kazakh: Вила-Велья
  • Kazakh: ۆىيلا-ۆەليا
  • Korean: 빌라벨랴
  • Latvian: Vila Velja
  • Lithuanian: Vila Velja
  • Malagasy: Vila Velha
  • Malay: Vila Velha
  • Marathi: विला वेल्हा
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vila Velha
  • Norwegian: Vila Velha
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vila Velha
  • Persian: ویلا ولا
  • Polish: Vila Velha
  • Portuguese: Vila Velha
  • Romanian: Vila Velha
  • Russian: Вила-Велья
  • Serbian: Vila Velha
  • Serbian: Vila Velja
  • Serbian: Вила Веља
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vila Velha
  • Sinhala: විලා වෙල්හා
  • Spanish: Vila Velha
  • Swedish: Vila Velha
  • Tamil: விலா வேல்ஹா
  • Tatar: Вила-Велья
  • Telugu: విలా వేల్హా
  • Thai: วิลา เวลฮา
  • Turkish: Vila Velha
  • Ukrainian: Віла-Велья
  • Urdu: ویلا ویلھا
  • Vietnamese: Vila Velha
  • Volapük: Vila Velha
  • Waray (Philippines): Vila Velha
  • Vila do Espírito Santo

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