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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

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Publisher: WTSP 10 NewsMon, 18 Aug 2014 01:43:33 -0700
Tropical disturbance forms in Atlantic read full story
Publisher: The Times-Picayune - NOLA.comFri, 15 Aug 2014 17:19:39 -0700
Low pressure area off Africa being watched by Hurricane Center read full story
Publisher: Florida TodaySun, 17 Aug 2014 09:19:35 -0700
Low pressure area in Atlantic could strengthen read full story
Publisher: Wunderground.com (blog)Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:56:15 -0700
2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Birdseye Discussion #63 read full story
Publisher: GlobalPostFri, 15 Aug 2014 16:37:30 -0700
U.S. hurricane center sees 20 percent chance of cyclone off west coast of Africa read full story


Publisher: Undercurrent NewsFri, 29 Aug 2014 05:11:15 -0700
EU, Cape Verde renew fisheries pact

The other half is ?for promoting sustainable management of fisheries in Cape Verde, including reinforcement of control and surveillance capacities, and for supporting the local fishing communities?, said the European fisheries and maritime affairs ...   read full story

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Publisher: FISFri, 29 Aug 2014 09:05:30 -0700
Four-year fisheries protocol agreed with Cape Verde read full story


Publisher: MacauhubMon, 01 Sep 2014 02:33:45 -0700
Cabo Verde and the European Union renew fisheries agreement

Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) and the European Union (EU) agreed to renew an existing fisheries protocol, which is due to come into force Monday, 1 September, officials said Friday in Brussels. Under the revised agreement Cabo Verde will receive 550,000 ...   read full story


Publisher: MacauhubMon, 01 Sep 2014 02:33:45 -0700
Cabo Verde receives 273000 tourists in first half of the year

The number of tourists who used hotel establishments in Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) in the first half of 2014 rose 1.2 percent year on year to 273,400 leading to 1.699 million overnight stays, according to the National Statistics Institute (INE). Analysing ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @SUPERLAZYBARBIE on Mon Sep 01 21:27:30 EDT 2014 Cape Verde tho ? I'm so ready to go
From @GoogleNewsCV on Mon Sep 01 21:25:11 EDT 2014 Cape Verde Ebola prevention sees ban on Senegal arrivals - The Portugal News http://t.co/eehv9LMPxv
From @MwenReleNaomi on Mon Sep 01 21:14:52 EDT 2014 West Africa was represented too! (Ghana, Nigeria and Cape Verde). So happy they played afrobeat and azonto music
From @CastedosWorld on Mon Sep 01 21:13:47 EDT 2014 CASTEDOS INVESTMENTS is proud to present 'CAPE VERDE, 2 ½ Escudos 1953, KM-10, Very Fin' - freshly listed on ebay: http://t.co/DrKWouDjwr
From @GiannaDosSantos on Mon Sep 01 21:03:48 EDT 2014 I had one of the best summers of my life in Cape Verde this year
From @ItsMidnightIn on Mon Sep 01 21:00:46 EDT 2014 It's midnight in #Praia, Cape Verde #midnight #12am
From @Premfix on Mon Sep 01 20:58:49 EDT 2014 Turtle sanctuary in Cape Verde Fantastic work guys' #SaveTheTurtles @JustSeaTurtles
From @Treyfish on Mon Sep 01 20:46:52 EDT 2014 RT @IhsDanny: Chinese ship from Sierra Leone heading to Cape Verde quarantined on #Ebola fears: IHS #Maritime http://t.co/a6lTv3hagt
From @IhsDanny on Mon Sep 01 20:46:03 EDT 2014 Chinese ship from Sierra Leone heading to Cape Verde quarantined on #Ebola fears: IHS #Maritime http://t.co/a6lTv3hagt
From @lisabowma73602 on Mon Sep 01 20:20:32 EDT 2014 We're helping musicians in Cape Verde with their SoundCloud plays promotion http://t.co/jjB5dUDdkd #soundcloudheros
From @CaboVerdeGram on Mon Sep 01 20:20:22 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by julianatrigi, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/IGx5PkxN75 http://t.co/Z0E943VleY
From @CaboVerdeGram on Mon Sep 01 20:20:21 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by carlitaa_g, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/nJBEwRcYVG http://t.co/uVU7cg2ymv
From @barrinice on Mon Sep 01 20:03:45 EDT 2014 RT @doeRayyyMe: An answer about Cape Verde was just on #Jeopardy!! Nha gente we made it!
From @CaboVerdeGram on Mon Sep 01 20:03:25 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by sisi_macedo, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/TKUxbTkCkd http://t.co/fM6X2XMPsq
From @rgrace76 on Mon Sep 01 19:50:14 EDT 2014 RT @doeRayyyMe: An answer about Cape Verde was just on #Jeopardy!! Nha gente we made it!