|Elevation:||387 m (Monte Estância)|
|Latitude:||15.09 (15°5'33 N)|
|Longitude:||24.81 (24°48'39" W)|
|Length:||31 km (north to south)|
|Width:||29 km (west to east)|
|Location:||Cape Verde Islands|
Boa Vista (Portuguese meaning “good view”) is the easternmost island of Cape Verde. It is located in the Barlavento group of the archipelago. The island is known for marine turtles and traditional music, as well as its ultramarathon and its sand dunes and beaches.
With an area of 620 km², it is the third largest island, after Santo Antão and Santiago. It is 455 km west of the coast of Africa. Much of the island is flat. The highest point on the island is Monte Estância, elevation 387 meters; other mountains include Santo António (Saint Anthony) and Monte Negro (Black Mountain). Other features include Campo da Serra. Its main town is Sal Rei, its ferry port and home to Boa Vista's airport on the northwest side of the island.
Surrounding islets include Ilhéu de Sal Rei featuring a lighthouse in the west, and Ilhéu do Baluate featuring the easternmost point in Cape Verde. Points include Ponta Antónia to the north.
|Municipality of Boa Vista|
| National Municipal code|
The whole island of Boa Vista makes up the Boa Vista Municipality.