Santo Antão (Portuguese for "Saint Anthony"), or Sontonton in Cape Verdean Creole, is the westernmost and largest of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. The nearest main island is São Vicente to the southeast, separated by a channel named Canal de São Vicente. It is the westernmost large island in Cape Verde and the continent of Africa, and the second largest in Cape Verde.
Paul (Portuguese pronunciation: [pɐˈul]) is a municipality in the island of Santo Antão of the Barlavento group in Cape Verde. Together with Ribeira Grande, it covers one-third of the island and home to two-thirds of the population.
Farmlands dominate within the Atlantic Coastline and in valley areas especially the central part, grasslands, bushes and forests cover the mountainous parts and the southwestern parts along with dry lands. The taller mountains lie to the southwest.
Its main economy is agriculture in Paul, it is followed by tourism which is one of the main industry. The majority of the population are rural.