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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: The Weather ChannelThu, 18 Dec 2014 10:04:22 -0800
Cape Verde Volcano Destroys Villages | The Weather Channel

A powerful volcanic eruption at Pico do Fogo volcano on the island of Fogo, Cape Verde, destroyed two villages and forced the evacuation of 1,500 people, Cape Verde officials said. Sky News reports that the volcano first erupted on Nov. 23, at which ...   read full story

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Publisher: Earthweek - A Diary of the PlanetThu, 18 Dec 2014 15:26:15 -0800
Cape Verde Lava Wipes Out Two Villages read full story
Publisher: Customs Today NewspaperFri, 19 Dec 2014 00:37:30 -0800
Biggest eruption of Cape Verde volcano sweeps two villages, 1500 people ... read full story
Publisher: allvoicesThu, 18 Dec 2014 02:41:15 -0800
Pico do Fogo volcano erupts on Fogo Island, Cape Verde read full story
Publisher: International Business Times AUThu, 18 Dec 2014 06:37:30 -0800
Lava From Volcano Disrupts Two Villages In Africa read full story
Publisher: The NationTue, 16 Dec 2014 04:56:15 -0800
Volcano erupts in Guinea-Bissau read full story


Publisher: VolcanoDiscoveryFri, 19 Dec 2014 10:56:15 -0800
Fogo volcano (Cape Verde): Lava destruction & photographic documentation by ...

The technical team at the University of Cape Verde (Uni-CV) continues to monitor the volcanic eruption and reports that despite decreased intensity of the eruption, the two lava fronts (in Portela and Bagaiera) continue their path of destruction and ...   read full story


Publisher: Napa Valley RegisterMon, 15 Dec 2014 13:44:27 -0800
St. Helenan helps victims of volcanic eruption in Cape Verde

The eruption of the Pico do Fogo volcano on the island of Fogo, Cape Verde, produced streams of lava that overtook the village of Bangueira in Chã das Caldeiras. While no inhabitants were killed, several were injured and the entire town was made ...   read full story

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Publisher: Daily MailTue, 16 Dec 2014 05:09:25 -0800
Volcanic eruption in Cape Verde destroys two villages read full story
Publisher: The IndependentTue, 16 Dec 2014 07:37:19 -0800
Video: Lava destroys two villages on Cape Verde island read full story
Publisher: Sky NewsTue, 16 Dec 2014 12:48:45 -0800
Volcano Erupts Destroying Cape Verde Villages read full story


Publisher: SouthCoastToday.comSun, 14 Dec 2014 23:18:45 -0800
Community comes together to help Cape Verde after volcano eruption

Tony Neves of Neves Travel and Tours, along with other local Cape Verdean businesses and natives, organized the event. Neves said he hopes to attract over 300 people to come out, from New Bedford and other surrounding cities including Brockton.   read full story

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