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Complete details about Cape Verde in Africa with capital city Praia

Country NameCape Verde (Cabo Verde)
Country CodeCPV
Capital CityPraia
ContinentAfrica
RegionWestern Africa
Independence Year1975
Population428000
Surface Area4033.0
Life Expectancy68.9 years
GNP435.0 (old 420.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Crioulo     (100.0%)
Portuguese [official]     (0.0%)

Major Cities

Praia, São Tiago     (population 94800)

Cape Verde's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: AL.comSat, 16 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700
Tropical wave on path for Cape Verde Islands, but will it become a tropical storm?

The wave, located between the west coast of Africa and the Cape Verde Islands on Saturday morning, had really gotten its act together late Friday, meriting a special statement from the National Hurricane Center. 8-16 tropical satellite.jpg View full ...   read full story


Publisher: Wicked Local WarehamFri, 08 Aug 2014 15:32:01 -0700
Sen. Pacheco hosts president of the Republic of Cape Verde ...

Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton, hosted the President of the Republic of Cape Verde, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, at the Massachusetts State House on Friday. The Senator met with President Fonseca in the Senate Reading Room, in a meeting that included United ...   read full story

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Publisher: SouthCoastToday.comFri, 08 Aug 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Lawmakers welcome Cape Verde president to Statehouse read full story
Publisher: wwlp.comFri, 08 Aug 2014 17:56:15 -0700
State Capitol Briefs ? Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 read full story


Publisher: The Times-PicayuneSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:16:51 -0700
Tropical wave off the Cape Verde Islands bears watching in a storm-free North ...

There is no tropical-storm activity in the North Atlantic on Sunday morning (July 27) , but the National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a tropical wave 420 miles southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. It was disorganized Sunday, but the center ...   read full story


Publisher: Wareham WeekSat, 09 Aug 2014 16:05:46 -0700
Thousands come from all over for annual Onset Cape Verdean Festival

When event organizers say people travel ?from all over? to visit the annual Onset Cape Verdean Festival, they're not joking. Thousands gathered at and around the Lillian Gregerman Band Shell in Onset Saturday afternoon, and though many in attendance ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Aug 20 18:11:48 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by elvisvarela31, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/4PUrSEIPKf http://t.co/EIjmiiVVRh
From @cooperhawke on Wed Aug 20 18:05:02 EDT 2014 RT @NHC_Atlantic: Low pressure east of the Cape Verde Islands has a 50% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours. htt?
From @katv_m on Wed Aug 20 18:04:16 EDT 2014 Finally packed for my first serious beach holiday. Cape Verde, we're ready for ya @NM_04240 #nostress
From @anthonyy156 on Wed Aug 20 17:53:37 EDT 2014 My sister has my bookbag in Cape Verde looks like I can't go to school
From @radwayfashion on Wed Aug 20 17:38:57 EDT 2014 Look of the Week is back! Fashioned by our newest Radway team member Chelsey; Echo Verde Cape Cowl Neck Sweater -... http://t.co/XL84EGBHP7
From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Aug 20 17:33:02 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by arabinhaa, São Vicente, Cape Verde http://t.co/pm38iKPBiy http://t.co/ZJtKRxY8fk
From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Aug 20 17:32:55 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by lemulato, Maio, Cape Verde http://t.co/I8g8duVUTz http://t.co/KutXcU0tUO
From @DarrenJHouston on Wed Aug 20 17:30:36 EDT 2014 Cape Verde tomorrow waheyyyyyyyyy ?
From @_EJWalker on Wed Aug 20 17:26:04 EDT 2014 If I had my way, we would be off to Paris in Nov, New York in Dec, Maldives in June and Cape Verde in October... @_JosephBall ??? #please
From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Aug 20 17:19:19 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by diogommc99, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/f8TU31jjvQ http://t.co/GiMDt8zNS8
From @BeanTownMouse on Wed Aug 20 17:18:10 EDT 2014 Cape Verde women have the cutest toes ??
From @DaniellaBanton on Wed Aug 20 17:12:54 EDT 2014 £30 in the Cape Verde fund £40 in the New York fund. I'm getting there slowly #dreams #fblogger #holiday #savings #bbloggers
From @JamOnScones on Wed Aug 20 17:10:32 EDT 2014 @ThomsonCares your website says our 'meals are included with your long haul flight' yet you fly short haul planes to Cape Verde?
From @JordanMaccers17 on Wed Aug 20 17:06:22 EDT 2014 Can't wait for next summer. Cape Verde to my appartments then the lads holiday ??????#summer2015
From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Aug 20 17:01:40 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by mafaldapgameiro, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/cG4qUK30G3 http://t.co/pVSzE4uLDb