Maio is an island in Cape Verde. Vila do Maio, or just Vila, is the primary city on the island.
Boa Vista is the third largest island of the Archipelago Cape Verde. Similar to the island of Sal, it is flat, and has a surface of 620 square kilometres.
Praia — literally "Beach" in Portuguese — is Cape Verde's capital and busiest city. While it's maybe not comparable to a western metropolis, with a population of only about 130,000 (2010 census), one in four Cape Verdeans call the city home and the city is an important thoroughfare for international visitors to the archipelagic country.
Mindelo is on the island of São Vicente. Mindelo is the cultural capital of Cape Verde.