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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 Times-PicayuneSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -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: MacauhubThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:25:59 -0700
Brava Island, Cabo Verde, will have a cable car built in partnership with ...

The Cape Verdean island of Brava will have the country's first cable car to carry cargo, a project that will be carried out in partnership with Portuguese construction group Mota-Engil and its foundation, said the Brava Municipal Council. According to ...   read full story


Publisher: Dorchester ReporterWed, 02 Jul 2014 12:28:52 -0700
Cape Verdean cuisine finds home in Dot

With Cape Verde's Independence Day coming up on Saturday? a day after our own July Fourth holiday? it's a perfect time to drop in and bask in the festivity and experience comfort food, Cape Verdean-style. I have been hungering for the singularly ...   read full story


Publisher: MacauhubThu, 24 Jul 2014 05:25:59 -0700
Cabo Verde wants excellent economic and business relationship with Angola

Cabo Verde plans to boost its economic and business relationship with Angola, the Cape Verdean Minister for Tourism, Energy and Industry, Humberto Brito said Wednesday in Luanda. ?Given Angola's high potential it is important to establish partnerships ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @BeckyySquires on Mon Jul 28 00:01:13 EDT 2014 But oh well, Cape Verde ??????
From @renekkiko on Sun Jul 27 23:36:00 EDT 2014 RT @REEKINGLOUD: I miss Cape Verde soo much man it's crazy
From @REEKINGLOUD on Sun Jul 27 23:33:41 EDT 2014 I miss Cape Verde soo much man it's crazy
From @M3cca_ on Sun Jul 27 23:13:23 EDT 2014 I'm convinced when I go to Cape Verde I will find my future wife...
From @MelleFromDaBean on Sun Jul 27 23:09:44 EDT 2014 @LORRELLWEBB yessir! Cape Verde??
From @CaboVerdeGram on Sun Jul 27 23:04:33 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by cv_cultural, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/ZP8NBpBGYB http://t.co/HjCdwaux6D
From @KatieOfPluto on Sun Jul 27 22:51:19 EDT 2014 My time in #CaboVerde (#CapeVerde): http://t.co/pobHzDzvnF
From @JoelYoungWLOX on Sun Jul 27 22:45:04 EDT 2014 Still watching this tropical wave SW of the Cape Verde Islands. There's a 10% chance of dev. in the next 2 days #MSwx http://t.co/mJ6IIvbJBa
From @carrieduncanwx on Sun Jul 27 22:45:02 EDT 2014 Still watching this tropical wave SW of the Cape Verde Islands. There's a 10% chance of dev. in the next 2 days #MSwx http://t.co/FOAIKK0VP1
From @StormNewsSocial on Sun Jul 27 22:43:01 EDT 2014 Tropical wave producing shower activity west-southwest of the Cape Verde Islands. Potential at 40% in 5 days. http://t.co/6sJdfti9XD
From @Selinas_Marias on Sun Jul 27 22:28:21 EDT 2014 Word to that Cape Verdean food. Word to that Cape Verdean restaurant. Word to those Cape Verdean women. Word to Cape Verde. Word to Africa.
From @CaboVerdeGram on Sun Jul 27 22:19:43 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by keilasimone.ramos, São Vicente, Cape Verde http://t.co/xPBXJO1Vam http://t.co/r2nlDEFmHq
From @DragginPhly on Sun Jul 27 22:08:23 EDT 2014 RT @MargaretOrr: NHC says 10% chance tropical development w/i 48 hrs. for wave SW Cape Verde Islands & 40% in 3-5 days. #tropics #fb http:/?
From @_nm_xo on Sun Jul 27 22:01:39 EDT 2014 RT @CapeVerdeGirls: She's ready to show out!! Ouch cape verde beauty http://t.co/V5IbQAJPeO
From @misszoeeee on Sun Jul 27 21:44:00 EDT 2014 RT @everydaywood: Some cape verde women are so gassed it's not even funny