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Blick auf die Stadt und Bucht von Tarrafal
View of the city and bay of Tarrafal
Familie mit Kindern in Tarrafal
family with children in Tarrafal

Tarrafal is a place on the island Santiago (Kapverden) with approx. 18,000 inhabitants. The place attained sad celebrity by the concentration camp, which the Portuguese Salazar - there regime (1926-1974) established and in that political „enemies “was interned.

Today Tarrafal is main because of its beautiful palm beach a very popular place for excursions on Santiago.


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