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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: Daily MailSun, 13 Apr 2014 09:49:11 -0700
Sarfraz Manzoor and his family have Cape Verde's beautiful beaches all to ...

The flight to Cape Verde - an archipelago off the coast of Senegal in western Africa - is only six hours, handily divided into a two-hour hop to Lisbon and a four-hour flight to Boa Vista, the third-largest island. It was the short flights, the one ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MaverickThu, 27 Mar 2014 13:31:15 -0700
Jay Naidoo

In the ten years he was president (2001-2011), he transformed Cape Verde from a barren island poor in natural resources, with little arable land, into a model of democracy, stability and increased prosperity. President-Pires.jpg. His country was in ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailSun, 13 Apr 2014 15:58:36 -0700
Danielle Lloyd enjoys a head-to-toe mud bath while holidaying in Cape Verde

But professional WAG Danielle Lloyd rebelled against her high standards while holidaying on the island of Cape Verde on Saturday. In fact, she enjoyed a head-to-toe mud bath while relaxing in the area's Salt Mines - a dormant volcano on the popular island.   read full story


Publisher: Ventures AfricaFri, 11 Apr 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Cape Verde Joins Africa Finance Corp.

VENTURES AFRICA ? Cape Verde has joined other African countries to become a member of the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). The Corporation, which is dedicated to addressing infrastructural development needs of its members and ensuring return on ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @okenyodo on Wed Apr 16 06:27:16 EDT 2014 In 2013 Cape Verde decided that its official English short name should henceforth be Cabo Verde. #artistaspeacebuilder
From @Thatsupergirlz on Wed Apr 16 06:21:26 EDT 2014 Cape Verde gets a new name: http://t.co/gCUZVAGUYk
From @portfoliopt on Wed Apr 16 06:04:53 EDT 2014 New Flythomascook to Cape Verde: Gatwick & Manchester, Nov-Apr from £333 return http://t.co/FfFvvxoRUH
From @RobbieT2010 on Wed Apr 16 05:51:13 EDT 2014 Last couple of hours in the sun! Then on route home! Portugal has been Decent. The small matter of Vegas &then Cape Verde to look forward to
From @Celeb_News_UK on Wed Apr 16 05:30:40 EDT 2014 Katie Price shares picture of baby Jett as she 'tans her ass off' on family holiday to Cape Verde http://t.co/SuLz0ovxI1 #celebrity
From @PSharding on Wed Apr 16 05:07:37 EDT 2014 Dinner Main-BBQ SPICED RUBBED FLAT IRON STEAK- Char grilled cape grim flat iron steak w/ oasted garlic kipfler potato,zuchinni & salsa verde
From @Ibizawithevery1 on Wed Apr 16 04:57:52 EDT 2014 Tomorrow at this time my mum will be on her plane going to Cape Verde
From @ailsa_g on Wed Apr 16 04:43:20 EDT 2014 so my cousins have just come back from Cape Verde and made friends with Katie Price's kids...........what
From @TravelMemes on Wed Apr 16 04:10:48 EDT 2014 RT @ImGuiddoo: Portuguese official language of Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea Bissau,East Timor,Cape Verde, Sao Tome & Prínci?
From @travelabouts on Wed Apr 16 04:06:23 EDT 2014 RT @ImGuiddoo: Portuguese official language of Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea Bissau,East Timor,Cape Verde, Sao Tome & Prínci?
From @ImGuiddoo on Wed Apr 16 04:05:28 EDT 2014 Portuguese official language of Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Portugal, Guinea Bissau,East Timor,Cape Verde, Sao Tome & Príncipe & Macau #ttot
From @AhmedKnowsStuff on Wed Apr 16 02:57:32 EDT 2014 RT @BlackVoltaire: AmilcarCabral, leader of west African liberation movement against Portugal of the African Party for the Independence of ?
From @CaptCruz on Wed Apr 16 02:45:40 EDT 2014 RT @LADXG: DX: Cape Verde (AF-086), D44TXU, from 19.04.2014 to 25.04.2014 http://t.co/3EmozSe70n #DX #hamradio #hamr
From @LADXG on Wed Apr 16 02:43:02 EDT 2014 DX: Cape Verde (AF-086), D44TXU, from 19.04.2014 to 25.04.2014 http://t.co/3EmozSe70n #DX #hamradio #hamr