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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: OPP ConnectTue, 23 Sep 2014 03:07:30 -0700
Resort Group signs secret deal in Cape Verde

The Resort Group are not announcing who the travel group is for the moment, but says that it is a 'world-leading global travel brand', with 'millions of customers', that specialises in the UK, Germany and Nordic nations. Its guests will take a daily ...   read full story


Publisher: Business InsiderThu, 11 Sep 2014 05:00:00 -0700
NHC Says 70 Percent Chance Of Cyclone West Of Cape Verde Islands

(Reuters) - A broad area of low pressure centered about 750 miles (1,200 km) west of the Cape Verde Islands has a 70 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone during the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday.   read full story

Related news/stories

Publisher: Reuters UKThu, 11 Sep 2014 05:03:12 -0700
Tropical Depression 6 forms off Cape Verde: NHC read full story
Publisher: News 13 OrlandoThu, 11 Sep 2014 08:02:08 -0700
Tropical Depression Six becomes Tropical Storm Edouard read full story
Publisher: 7Online WSVN-TVThu, 11 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0700
New tropical depression forms off Cape Verde read full story


Publisher: Ahram OnlineThu, 11 Sep 2014 03:26:28 -0700
Zambia coach Janza 'shocked' by Cape Verde defeat

Zambia collected one point Saturday, with one point separating them with Mozambique (two draws), while Cape Verde lead Group F with the full mark, leaving Niger at the bottom with a solitary point. "This is a wake-up call for us because we cannot rely ...   read full story

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Publisher: SuperSportWed, 10 Sep 2014 12:37:06 -0700
Cape Verde shock Zambia read full story
Publisher: Zambian WatchdogMon, 08 Sep 2014 14:32:44 -0700
Chipolopolo still waiting for a chartered plane to Cape Verde, hours before ... read full story
Publisher: Zambia ReportsTue, 09 Sep 2014 03:32:17 -0700
Chipolopolo Trip to Cape Verde in Disarray read full story
Publisher: The Portugal NewsMon, 08 Sep 2014 02:56:15 -0700
Cape Verde start in style read full story
Publisher: ZNBCWed, 10 Sep 2014 08:33:45 -0700
Chipolopolo boys arrive in Cape Verde read full story
Publisher: UKZAMBIANSWed, 10 Sep 2014 22:28:08 -0700
ZAMBIA LOSES TO CAPE VERDE 2 -1 read full story


Publisher: Wicked Local WarehamWed, 17 Sep 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Cape Verdean history brought home

WAREHAM - It was more than 550 years ago that Portugal began colonizing the Cape Verde Islands ? or Cabo Verde as they are known in Portuguese. The 10-island chain off the West African coast had been uninhabited when they were discovered in 1460 ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @oppnews on Tue Sep 23 14:11:31 EDT 2014 The Resort Group has agreed with a top travel brand to take prepaid rooms at its five-star resort on Sal, Cape Verde: http://t.co/kavhRx8kG8
From @CaboVerdeGram on Tue Sep 23 14:06:40 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by swelldsul, São Vicente, Cape Verde http://t.co/ZOnPZ6fRVv http://t.co/nl9DndiPIz
From @sesenash on Tue Sep 23 14:04:25 EDT 2014 RT @DJLBCZambia: If we can't get our team to Cape verde on time for an important match, how can we be trusted with the responsibility of ho?
From @caesarcognac on Tue Sep 23 14:03:46 EDT 2014 RT @DJLBCZambia: If we can't get our team to Cape verde on time for an important match, how can we be trusted with the responsibility of ho?
From @harti_24 on Tue Sep 23 14:00:27 EDT 2014 RT @DJLBCZambia: If we can't get our team to Cape verde on time for an important match, how can we be trusted with the responsibility of ho?
From @Chi_4dee on Tue Sep 23 14:00:06 EDT 2014 RT @DJLBCZambia: If we can't get our team to Cape verde on time for an important match, how can we be trusted with the responsibility of ho?
From @rmckitty on Tue Sep 23 13:59:25 EDT 2014 RT @TeamworkDigital: Our very own Moses Daanwi took a @LeeFilters Universal Bellows Hood to Cape Verde and wrote about his experience: http?
From @DJLBCZambia on Tue Sep 23 13:59:16 EDT 2014 If we can't get our team to Cape verde on time for an important match, how can we be trusted with the responsibility of host the Afcon?
From @lindsaydaubney on Tue Sep 23 13:57:01 EDT 2014 @ThomsonCares ah so Cape Verde is a good bet for August? Thinking sal? X
From @spectoprae on Tue Sep 23 13:55:55 EDT 2014 ????-?????. ????? I. ???????? ??????: http://t.co/WplsMvQQmf
From @B_Nubian on Tue Sep 23 13:54:58 EDT 2014 I want to go to Cape Verde now thanks to someone planting the expense in my head!?
From @VVTownhouse on Tue Sep 23 13:36:32 EDT 2014 Resort Group signs secret deal in Cape Verde | OPP Connect http://t.co/vOXeZlrd6e
From @MamaBeeDoes on Tue Sep 23 13:11:02 EDT 2014 Cape Verde: The Secret Paradise For Beach Lovers http://t.co/EULRg8O9T6 via @themomjen
From @EmmyPips on Tue Sep 23 13:07:47 EDT 2014 @holiday_stylist We've been looking at Cape Verde for next month. Are there any good deals from the 12th until the end of the month?
From @hupihose on Tue Sep 23 13:03:30 EDT 2014 Cape Verde profile http://t.co/306zVSksfx