Fogo & Brava, Cape Verde Islands
Fogo and Brava are islands in the Sotavento group of Cape Verde, located in the Atlantic Ocean.
The volcano on Fogo is its main attraction, whilst the historic city of Sao Filipe and Cha das Caldeiras in the volcanic crater receive most visitors. Brava island is unsuitable for beach tourism due to its steep shoreline.
Things to see and do
* Volcano on Fogo
* Walking tracks
* Mountain villages
Cruise Season - Oct - May
Currency - Cape Verdeam escidp (CVE)
Language - Portugeuse
Population -55,000 approx (Fogo) 6,040 approx (Brava)
Land Area - 476 kmÂ² (Fogo) 67 kmÂ² (Brava)
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT minus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - +238
Travel Links - There is an airport near the main city of Sao Filipe on Fogo island.
There is a passenger/cargo ferry which connects Brava with Fogo and Santiago.