|Distance from the island capital:||N/A|
| about 500 m|
Rui Vaz is a village situated at the center of Santiago Island in Cape Verde. Due to its altitude (1km) its climate is pleasant compared to the rest of the country. Like many other villages in Cape Verde, the decentralisation of the government has made possible the appearance of many infrastructures, including the motel "Quinta da Montanha", where one can enjoy a traditional meal and peaceful rest. The Capeverdean musician Silva Rosa is from Rui Vaz.
The area around Principal are very rocky, bushy and grassy. Rocky mountains surround the town and is filled with traces of trees. Farmlands are in the valley areas particularly within the village. The farm size is very small and they are the size of the farm is only the equivalent to almost the basketball or a volleyball field.
Rui Vaz has a school, a church and a square (praça or prasa). Its nearest middle and secondary schools is in Pico.
Influence of Shear on Rotation Capacity of Reinforced Concrete Members Without Shear Reinforcement by Rui Vaz Rodrigues, Aurelio Muttoni, and Miguel Fernández Ruiz: Discussion by Andor Windisch/ AUTHORS' CLOSURE
Jul 01, 2011; Discussion by Andor Windisch ACI member, PhD, Karlsfeld, Germany The authors have investigated the influence of shear on the...