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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: MacauhubTue, 22 Jul 2014 04:15:00 -0700
Rate of economic growth in Cabo Verde continues to slow in 2nd quarter

Cabo Verde's (Cape Verde's) economic climate indicator continued on the downward trend seen in the previous quarter, which means economic growth continues to slow, the National Statistics Institute (INE) said in Praia. According to INE's report for the ...   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: WBXHMon, 21 Jul 2014 04:11:15 -0700
Forecasters: Area of low pressure in Atlantic shows signs of organization

It is located about midway between the Cape Verde Islands and the Lesser Antilles. According to reports, the activity remains limited, but the area continues to show signs of organization and satellite data indicates a closed circulation could be forming.   read full story


Publisher: SouthCoastToday.comSat, 05 Jul 2014 22:02:03 -0700
'We are all representatives of the Cape Verdean community'

NEW BEDFORD ? There were two good reasons to celebrate this year as the 42nd annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade marched along city streets Saturday. The parade marks the July 5 anniversary of Cape Verde Island's independence from ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @sophiealicemc on Tue Jul 22 17:24:51 EDT 2014 Can't wait for Cape Verde next year, 2 week all inclusive in a Thomson Premium hotel ?
From @cal4 on Tue Jul 22 17:03:59 EDT 2014 Cape Verde??? http://t.co/jDGro7dbrK
From @Photo_Snapper on Tue Jul 22 16:54:31 EDT 2014 RT @denise_vanouten: Mummy and Betsy loving Cape Verde ?????? http://t.co/YF5UAjyfS6
From @BeckyC_tweets on Tue Jul 22 16:53:50 EDT 2014 Love this place! Great video! #happy #capeverde #iwanttogobacknow ?? RIU staff "Happy" at Riu Touareg, Cape Verde http://t.co/O4AZVFAdCr
From @kellyleanneh on Tue Jul 22 16:44:15 EDT 2014 Cape Verde in a week, fair to say I'm excited ?????
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue Jul 22 16:34:34 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by beabartolomei, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/eILFne4Rtt http://t.co/w8hwCkbc73
From @DarrenAaron1 on Tue Jul 22 16:12:35 EDT 2014 Just going to a beach BBQ #capeverde #nostress #thomson #tan #beach #bbq @ Riu Garopa, Cape Verde http://t.co/uRnbBINdJR
From @MelissaCorfield on Tue Jul 22 16:06:41 EDT 2014 @MissKatiePrice Hated his first day back at work. Tweeted how he wished he was still in Cape Verde.
From @MelissaCorfield on Tue Jul 22 16:05:54 EDT 2014 @MissKatiePrice stumble across them. Big beach they have in Cape Verde. You're husband tweeting people what a great holiday he had.
From @HogwartsFinest on Tue Jul 22 15:59:26 EDT 2014 80% of Cape Verde's ethnic groups are mixed creole. I'm kinda shocked
From @demiijunee on Tue Jul 22 15:49:07 EDT 2014 @laurenharvey10 turkey's really good nice and hot, Cape Verde is nice too ?
From @cavigliad on Tue Jul 22 15:47:17 EDT 2014 RT @CaboVerdeGram: #CaboVerde by nelsinho_azevedo83, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/jf6aiBDbJD http://t.co/jeg4NfHwR6
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue Jul 22 15:33:51 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by nelsinho_azevedo83, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/jf6aiBDbJD http://t.co/jeg4NfHwR6
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue Jul 22 15:33:43 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by officialvanessafurtado, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/Ge6JhN3qrl http://t.co/UN0lCJjBmv
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue Jul 22 15:33:41 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by officialvanessafurtado, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/uxuVLsQWvM http://t.co/pAEb1jsqVq