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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, So Tiago     (population 94800)

Cape Verde's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: The Costa Rica StarFri, 03 Jul 2015 00:18:45 -0700
Cape Verde Giant Signs With Atlanta Hawks of the NBA

Las Palmas, Spain, Jul 2 (EFE).? Cape Verdean center Walter Tavares will become the first player from that island nation to play in the NBA after the Atlanta Hawks agreed to terms with their 2014 second-round pick, who played the past three seasons ...   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: SuperSportFri, 03 Jul 2015 04:03:45 -0700
Cape Verde's Tavares to play for the Hawks read full story
Publisher: VAVEL.comThu, 02 Jul 2015 11:22:30 -0700
Atlanta Hawks Agree to Multi-Year Deal with 2014 Draft Pick Walter Tavares read full story


Publisher: OPP.TodayThu, 02 Jul 2015 10:26:15 -0700
Cape Verde causing 'a stir in the overseas property market'

The Resort Group, which specialises in developing luxurious beach front hotels and resorts in partnership with top hotel operators, is running a number of events in Cape Verde to mark the independence from Portugal, which took place on 5 July 1975.   read full story


Publisher: AllAfrica.comWed, 01 Jul 2015 02:11:15 -0700
Chinese Envoy To Attend Celebration

Beijing ? Invited by the government of Cape Verde, a special envoy of the Chinese government will attend the celebration of the 40 anniversary of the independence of Cape Verde on July 5. Cui Li, deputy director of the National Health and Family ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailTue, 23 Jun 2015 09:07:26 -0700
Bikini-clad Jess Impiazzi straddles boyfriend Simon Webbe in Cape Verde

The sexy two-piece with a halter neck detail and a green patterned hemline made the most of her tanned frame as she indulged in several passionate smooches with Simon, who held her close as they kissed before wading back to shore.   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

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From @LauraTreherne on Fri Jul 03 12:36:11 EDT 2015 Two weeks annual leave has commenced! Weekend in Chester followed by Cape Verde Tuesday with @morganweaver86 ????????
From @prestonrhea on Fri Jul 03 12:36:09 EDT 2015 RT @stevesong: African Undersea Cable update. New link Brazil, Canary Isl, Cape Verde https://t.co/mKJuNH5J2P http://t.co/ASjgLNvb6e http:/?
From @Mohammed222022 on Fri Jul 03 12:34:21 EDT 2015 RT @stevesong: African Undersea Cable update. New link Brazil, Canary Isl, Cape Verde https://t.co/mKJuNH5J2P http://t.co/ASjgLNvb6e http:/?
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