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Praia, population 61,644 (1990), is the capital of Cape Verde. The city is located Santiago Island[?], west of Dakar, Senegal. It is Cape Verde's largest city, and a commercial center and a port that ships coffee, sugar cane, and tropical fruits. Praia also has a fishing industry.

There are resort beaches nearby, and an airport just west of the city.



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