Sal, Cape Verde
|Coordinates||16°43′N 22°56′W / 16.717°N 22.933°W|
|Area||219.84 km2 (84.88 sq mi)|
|Length||29.7 km (18.45 mi)|
|Width||11.8 km (7.33 mi)|
|Highest elevation||406 m (1332 ft)|
|Highest point||Monte Grande|
|Pop. density||180/km2 (470/sq mi)|
Sal is an island in Cape Verde. Sal is a tourist destination with white sandy beaches and over 350 days of sunshine a year.
The island was discovered on 3 December 1460. The island is home to Amílcar Cabral International Airport, the busiest airport of Cape Verde. The main port of the island is at Palmeira.
Municipality[change | change source]
Administratively, the island of Sal is covered by one municipality. Espargos is the capital city.