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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: Daily StarThu, 23 Oct 2014 04:15:00 -0700
African minnows Cape Verde edge above in-form Wales in latest FIFA world ...

But that success was not enough to see the Dragons drop five spots to 34th in the global standings. And the Cape Verde Islands, who only became independent from Portugal in 1975 and joined FIFA 11 years later, have surged up eight places in the table ...   read full story

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Publisher: Express.co.ukThu, 23 Oct 2014 04:03:45 -0700
Wales top qualifying group? but slip further behind in FIFA world rankings read full story
Publisher: Lusaka TimesThu, 23 Oct 2014 02:47:48 -0700
Zambia leap on FIFA rankings read full story
Publisher: WalesOnlineThu, 23 Oct 2014 08:22:30 -0700
Wales drop in FIFA rankings... despite Gareth Bale-inspired dream start to ... read full story


Publisher: GhanaWebThu, 23 Oct 2014 21:30:00 -0700
Cape Verde leapfrog Ghana in rankings

Tiny West African country, Cape Verde is surprisingly leading Ghana on the latest Federation of International Football Association (FIFA), rankings released on Thursday, October 23. Cape Verde are ranked 33rd on the international scene, whilst they are ...   read full story

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Publisher: AllAfrica.comThu, 23 Oct 2014 22:03:45 -0700
Warriors Tumble in Fifa Rankings read full story


Publisher: Phys.OrgThu, 23 Oct 2014 06:42:25 -0700
Sea turtles' first days of life: Scientists follow hatchlings from Cape Verde ...

Loggerhead turtles (Caretta caretta) from Cape Verde start their life with a swimming sprint and a ride on favourable ocean currents. In this way, they escape quickly from predator-rich coastal areas and make their way to the safer open ocean where ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsThu, 23 Oct 2014 10:29:22 -0700
Tiny turtles tracked on swimming frenzy read full story


Publisher: Liverpool EchoFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:52:30 -0700
In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape ...

Model Danielle told her followers that she was heading to Cape Verde with her three sons and was 'so excited' to be going on holiday. Before she jetted off, Danielle showed off her sophisticated side in a pair of clear glasses, as she posed for a ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @Meekel on Fri Oct 24 13:54:11 EDT 2014 Proof that the FIFA World Rankings don't work - Cape Verde Islands are 33rd
From @CaboVerdeGram on Fri Oct 24 13:54:06 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by djellyramos, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/NDjLaWN9IB http://t.co/s8t2IwYl3O
From @BLVDJETS on Fri Oct 24 13:50:27 EDT 2014 RT @JaszVegas: On my way to catch a private jet to this weekends performance in Cape Verde ??? #bringonthesunshine #ilovemyjob #magician #b?
From @Atulinda_Allan on Fri Oct 24 13:39:46 EDT 2014 President Pedro De Verona Rodrigues Pires was awarded the 2011 Ibrahim Prize for his role in transforming Cape Verde.
From @CaboVerdeGram on Fri Oct 24 13:35:24 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by tarajosephiene, Boa Vista, Cape Verde http://t.co/orLzHi8cP8 http://t.co/yRgqKxvuIH
From @CaboVerdeGram on Fri Oct 24 13:35:23 EDT 2014 #CaboVerde by jack_malone, Santiago, Cape Verde http://t.co/yoqTpj6Oom http://t.co/76KnRf3DVf
From @LivCityNews on Fri Oct 24 13:33:48 EDT 2014 In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three sons http://t.co/ejAooiFU0G
From @News_NorthWest on Fri Oct 24 13:32:12 EDT 2014 Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three sons. Liverpool... http://t.co/XvZBN2zjpL
From @xokeab on Fri Oct 24 13:25:12 EDT 2014 In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three sons http://t.co/KLnGv8jlPY
From @jayounng on Fri Oct 24 13:25:10 EDT 2014 In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three sons http://t.co/SHkaZAJcJS
From @mienhee on Fri Oct 24 13:25:08 EDT 2014 In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three sons http://t.co/D0V5Uxo4nA
From @ocean_press on Fri Oct 24 13:24:19 EDT 2014 Cape Verde joins the campaign "Plant for the Planet": Praia - 24 October - Cape Verde joins from today the ca... http://t.co/tfrWYzLMYp
From @ocean_press on Fri Oct 24 13:14:42 EDT 2014 http://t.co/gcEJBj6ivb - Cape Verde joins the campaign "Plant for the Planet" http://t.co/b0KT3R9mqe
From @Kapsula2012 on Fri Oct 24 13:09:53 EDT 2014 Childhood (the Cape Verde sessions) http://t.co/gDqUiECxgH
From @SportJaw on Fri Oct 24 13:09:20 EDT 2014 #LFC #News #YNWA In Pictures: Danielle Lloyd meets rapper Tinie Tempah as she flies to Cape Verde with her three s... http://t.co/5CXvWkWgBn