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Praia

(prī`ə), city (1990 pop. 61,644), capital of Cape Verde, on the south shore of Santiago island, c.415 mi (668 km) W of Dakar, Senegal. It is Cape Verde's largest city, as well as a commercial center and a port that ships coffee, sugarcane, and tropical fruit. Praia also has a fishing industry. Resort beaches are nearby, and an airport is just west of the city.

Praia

 

the capital of the Cape Verde Islands. Population, 32,300 (1968). A port on the southern coast of Sâo Tiago Island, Praia is a junction point for transatlantic sea routes. It exports oranges, sugar, and coffee. Fishing is also an important industry.

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En base a estos lineamientos, para fortalecer la Feria de Praia Grande como espacio turistico se deben comprender los significados que este espacio encierra para la comunidad local, principalmente en cuanto a las relaciones identitarias; analizando su importancia historica, arquitectonica y simbolica, como elementos indispensables para la planificacion turistica sustentable de este espacio urbano.
The investigators hope the documentary and a reconstruction filmed with Gerry McCann may jog the memories of people who were in Praia da Luz at the time of the apparent abduction.
The official Find Madeleine Fund said in a statement: "At the time of Madeleine's disappearance the emphasis was placed more on international appeals, and it has been recognised that the local Portuguese residents of Praia da Luz and the surrounding areas have never been properly asked about information they may have to give."
Nesse municipio, destaca-se a praia de Maceio, como mais um exemplo de territorio que vem sendo incorporado pela"atividade sem fronteiras" do turismo, possibilitando ainda a incorporacao de outras atividades.
The objective is to allow the profitability of the investments already made by the companies installed in the Praia Norte Business Park and the feasibility of others.
A friend said yesterday: "Kate went back to Praia da Luz last month.
Launching a campaign to get a million people to sign up for missing child alerts, Kate, 47, said: "Praia da Luz is where I feel closest to her.
"He would always brag about how he sailed a yacht into Praia da Luz and spent lots of time on the Algarve but we never thought anything of it.
A British police officer walks through undergrowth in Praia da Luz on the <B Algarve, in Portugal
Madeleine's parents need to know what happened but surely some sort of closure is also needed for Praia da Luz.
| Portuguese Republican |Guard policemen and other officers stand guard in a cordoned-off area, in Praia da Luz, on the Algarve
According to national newspaper reports, the couple have been briefed by officers about their plans to search three sites near the Praia da Luz resort where they stayed.