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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: BBC SportSun, 25 Jan 2015 09:07:35 -0800
Cape Verde's Toni Varela and Kondwani Mtonga of Zambia tried to defy the ...

Cape Verde and Zambia both bowed out of the African Cup of Nations after a game which at one point looked as though it would stop because of torrential rain. Persistent showers fell through the first half and the rain became extremely heavy during half ...   read full story

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Publisher: EurosportFri, 23 Jan 2015 17:23:43 -0800
LIVE Cape Verde Islands - Zambia - African Cup of Nations Football - 26 ... read full story
Publisher: Goal.comSat, 24 Jan 2015 16:12:15 -0800
Cape Verde-Zambia Preview: Victory needed for 2012 winners read full story
Publisher: The CitizenMon, 26 Jan 2015 10:03:31 -0800
Blow by blow: Cape Verde Islands vs Zambia read full story
Publisher: The GuardianMon, 26 Jan 2015 09:21:46 -0800
Africa Cup of Nations: DR Congo v Tunisia and Cape Verde v Zambia ? as it ... read full story
Publisher: Daily MailMon, 26 Jan 2015 12:15:29 -0800
Cape Verde 0-0 Zambia AFCON 2015: Torrential rain falls in the second half in ... read full story


Publisher: CitifmonlineThu, 29 Jan 2015 10:00:00 -0800
Mahama holds bilateral talks with Cape Verde President

President John Dramani Mahama has held bilateral talks with his counterpart from Cape Verde, President Jorge Carlos Fonseca in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The two leaders who are attending the 24th Ordinary Session of the AU Assembly of Heads of State ...   read full story


Publisher: AFKInsiderThu, 29 Jan 2015 23:07:30 -0800
Q&A: Cabo Verde Leads Africa In Gender Equity At The Workplace

In fact, the Cabo Verdean gene is like no other. According to a recent study published in PLoS Genetics, the Cabo verdean gene ?presents unique characteristics because it has an absolutely extraordinary level of miscegenation between Africans and ...   read full story

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Publisher: MacauhubFri, 30 Jan 2015 03:15:00 -0800
Business delegation from Cabo Verde visits Guinea-Bissau read full story


Publisher: EurosportSat, 17 Jan 2015 13:17:34 -0800
LIVE Tunisia - Cape Verde Islands - African Cup of Nations Football - 18 ...

And now a somewhat surprising change for Cape Verde, who take off Kuca, their most dangerous player, for Fortes. 83'. Tunisia go for it with two late subs. The disappointing Khazri is replaced by Msakni, while Rejaibi comes on for the lively but ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsSat, 17 Jan 2015 08:00:56 -0800
Tunisia v Cape Verde Islands read full story
Publisher: SuperSportSat, 17 Jan 2015 13:33:45 -0800
Tunisia face Cape Verde threat read full story
Publisher: Yahoo Eurosport UKSun, 18 Jan 2015 03:25:19 -0800
Nuevo Estadio de Ebebiyín read full story
Publisher: The GuardianSun, 18 Jan 2015 13:33:19 -0800
Héldon penalty rescues a point for Cape Verde against Tunisia in Group B read full story
Publisher: ESPN FCSun, 18 Jan 2015 15:08:57 -0800
ANC: DR Congo-Zambia, Tunisia-Cape Verde draw in openers read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @CaboVerdeGram on Fri Jan 30 08:51:55 EST 2015 #CaboVerde by lilibebinno, Sal, Cape Verde http://t.co/EfoNubozQh http://t.co/KqkBXvvFTc
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From @AhmedTheCat on Fri Jan 30 08:33:23 EST 2015 @ldncalling I'm sailing ATM. I've been to El Hierro, Cape Verde, Ascension Island, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha. Now back on Ascension.
From @javier_romeu on Fri Jan 30 08:29:19 EST 2015 RT @tiba: Africa Best Partner @wca_world 2014 prize! Kudos 2 our staff in Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Sao Tomé! http://t.co?
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From @tiba on Fri Jan 30 08:27:11 EST 2015 Africa Best Partner @wca_world 2014 prize! Kudos 2 our staff in Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Mozambique and Sao Tomé! http://t.co/FeYz8c9TEr
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From @Revivehair83 on Fri Jan 30 07:54:57 EST 2015 Goodbye Cape Verde such an amazing place! We will be seeing you soon! Stacey Woodroofe
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