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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: CNNMon, 13 Apr 2015 03:52:17 -0700
The tiny island paradise where 'people breathe music'

Situated roughly 350 miles off the west coast of Africa, Cape Verde has long been a mesh of cultures, history and races. The former Portuguese territory was once a key location for the transatlantic slave trade, a target for 16th century pirates and a ...   read full story

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Publisher: Wareham WeekMon, 13 Apr 2015 02:02:59 -0700
Going global: Cape Verdeans share their culture with Wareham read full story
Publisher: Wicked Local WarehamMon, 13 Apr 2015 13:22:24 -0700
Cape Verdeans feted at Onset dinner read full story


Publisher: The GuardianTue, 31 Mar 2015 15:20:13 -0700
Second-string Portugal humbled at home by battling Cape Verde

A second-half sending off for André Pinto capped a miserable evening for a second-string Portugal side, who were beaten 2-0 at home by Cape Verde in a friendly in Estoril. Portugal fielded none of the players who beat Serbia in Euro 2016 qualifying on ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC SportTue, 31 Mar 2015 12:48:24 -0700
Cape Verde were the first team to qualify for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations read full story
Publisher: Telegraph.co.ukTue, 31 Mar 2015 15:04:06 -0700
Cape Verde beat Portugal 2-0 - and it's not an April Fool's joke read full story
Publisher: SkySportsTue, 31 Mar 2015 15:44:16 -0700
Portugal stunned by Cape Verde, Ibrahimovic on target for Sweden read full story
Publisher: Daily MailTue, 31 Mar 2015 15:12:21 -0700
Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde Islands: African nation shock Fernando Santos' side as ... read full story
Publisher: NESN.comTue, 31 Mar 2015 16:37:30 -0700
Odair Fortes Scores Wind-Swept Goal, As Cape Verde Upsets Portugal (Video) read full story
Publisher: Goal.comTue, 31 Mar 2015 14:43:57 -0700
Portugal 0-2 Cape Verde Islands: African minnows claim historic victory read full story


Publisher: spectator.southcoasttodayWed, 15 Apr 2015 23:17:43 -0700
Whaling Museum embarks on partnership with Cape Verde

Museum President James Russell and trustee Eugene A. Monteiro will leave for Cape Verde Friday "with the purpose of exploring the possibilities of establishing a long term Whaling Museum presence in the country," according to an announcement ...   read full story


Publisher: Daily MailSat, 11 Apr 2015 04:27:25 -0700
Charlotte Crosby and Holly Hagan wow in Cape Verde as they soak up the sun

Their dramatic transformation has been nothing short of remarkable, but having toned up Charlotte Crosby and Holly Hagan set to work on topping up their tans during a recent break in Cape Verde. The pair were joined by Geordie Shore pal Sophie Kasaei ...   read full story

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Publisher: mirror.co.ukSat, 11 Apr 2015 03:30:53 -0700
Geordie Shore stars Charlotte Crosby and Holly Hagan get down and dirty in ... read full story
Publisher: Las Vegas Blog (blog)Sat, 11 Apr 2015 05:59:18 -0700
Charlotte Crosby and Holly Hagan show off their slimline figures as they take ... read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @laura_gracefull on Tue Apr 21 23:20:52 EDT 2015 Para calon pemimpin Negara Asia-Afrika di masa mendatang.. Cape Verde, Angola, Indonesia, Mali, Guinea? [pic] ? https://t.co/szY5OFVMz4
From @Kaitlynn_Maree on Tue Apr 21 23:14:11 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @CVsofy on Tue Apr 21 23:09:21 EDT 2015 Hope my uncle has a save trip to Cape Verde
From @LuisithaVargas on Tue Apr 21 23:09:20 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @Frannay26 on Tue Apr 21 23:07:39 EDT 2015 FL, Cali, Cape Verde ??? I am that island girl! 5'3 with a pretty tan #westafricanbaby
From @TheWilkEspinosa on Tue Apr 21 23:04:23 EDT 2015 Lmao @Nashgrier @jackgilinsky @JackJackJohnson #AskNacks I'm pretty sure y'all don't know where Cape Verde is on the map #imcapeverden ?
From @IAMCVBP on Tue Apr 21 23:00:05 EDT 2015 I Am Cape Verdean Beautiful People "Cabo Verde News Journalist" http://t.co/Z7ZNRX8vDU
From @TheWilkEspinosa on Tue Apr 21 22:58:42 EDT 2015 #AskNacks y'all know where Cape Verde is on map ? Lmao
From @zouispatootie on Tue Apr 21 22:45:15 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @IAMCVBP on Tue Apr 21 22:41:12 EDT 2015 I Am Cape Verdean Beautiful People "Proud to be Cape Verde!! #CapeVerdeanPride http://t.co/bV3XdFp4gY
From @annthejann on Tue Apr 21 22:39:32 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @MrsDomJones on Tue Apr 21 22:31:00 EDT 2015 That showed her lack of knowledge, but sweetie I hate to burst your bubble, but you are black. Cape Verde and... http://t.co/WxTlRrEwFD
From @palomajaquelins on Tue Apr 21 22:30:44 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @Hermoine_628 on Tue Apr 21 22:19:20 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X
From @gesyhoran on Tue Apr 21 22:14:31 EDT 2015 RT @desstyles: We've had a fab holiday in Boa Vista, Cape Verde this week. The show last night did a couple of 1D numbers - VERY badly! X