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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: Enterprise NewsWed, 10 Feb 2016 10:45:00 -0800
Travel warning issued by CDC over Zika virus in Cape Verde

BROCKTON - Cape Verde, the homeland of Brockton's largest immigrant group, is now on a government list of countries with travel warnings due to the Zika virus outbreak. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently classified the Zika ...   read full story


Publisher: ESPN FC (blog)Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:52:30 -0800
Cape Verde emerging as a power in African football

FIFA's latest rankings have the Cape Verde Islands up to 33rd place in world football and a remarkable second on the African continent, below the Ivory Coast but above the other heavyweights of the continent, like Algeria, Ghana, Senegal and Nigeria ...   read full story


Publisher: ICT UpdateWed, 10 Feb 2016 09:48:45 -0800
Galicia and Cape Verde reaffirm cooperation in fisheries

The governments of Galicia and Cape Verde have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a permanent collaboration in areas such as fishing, tourism, environment and education, among others. The agreement was signed by the Vice President ...   read full story


Publisher: EBONY.comWed, 03 Feb 2016 08:07:30 -0800
'Tchindas' Highlights Transgender-Friendly Cape Verde

Cape Verde is an archipelago composed of 10 volcanic islands off the coast of West Africa. It is said to have been an uninhabited landmass, discovered and populated by the slaving Portuguese in the late 1400s. The area lacked natural resources, and ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @SkylineMartins on Wed Feb 10 21:13:02 EST 2016 being in Cape Verde right now would really make me a happy person ?
From @veneromatias on Wed Feb 10 21:08:36 EST 2016 NEW Pieter Van Den Broecke's Journal of Voyages to Cape Verde, Guinea and Angola https://t.co/g1waG8Z66X https://t.co/G5mJNe38gl
From @Travelogx on Wed Feb 10 21:00:03 EST 2016 #SeeTheWorld #CapeVerde: 40 Photos of Cape Verde that Will... by @wildjunket, +4 more. https://t.co/lsNrSyTCzW #tni
From @Becky_Mbaisi on Wed Feb 10 20:59:53 EST 2016 RT @irenesconcierge: Been reviewing data on Cape Verde. I want to go live there. least corruption in Africa. Massive beauty.
From @CIORAN59 on Wed Feb 10 20:58:44 EST 2016 #dormiresdecobardes La pelicula es The tower of Cape verde
From @RangeKeepRoving on Wed Feb 10 20:47:44 EST 2016 More of Cape Verde's carnival https://t.co/MrRkg1vN4Z
From @RangeKeepRoving on Wed Feb 10 20:46:23 EST 2016 Cape Verde's carnival 2016 https://t.co/cuv47KAhLG
From @pepefute on Wed Feb 10 20:39:40 EST 2016 Gostei de um vídeo do @YouTube https://t.co/WcKQM56KuM Geography Now! Cape Verde
From @Travel_N_Cruise on Wed Feb 10 20:13:31 EST 2016 Travel warning issued by CDC over Zika virus in Cape Verde: Cape Verde, the homeland of... https://t.co/gv1CHQ2Feg https://t.co/1RuBO25Ggo
From @CaboVerdeGram on Wed Feb 10 20:13:01 EST 2016 #CaboVerde by unterwegsyouknow, São Vicente, Cape Verde https://t.co/2U5ZF0eKKK https://t.co/vdHk1BBOKi
From @cv_meta_guide on Wed Feb 10 20:09:05 EST 2016 Travel warning issued by CDC over Zika virus in Cape Verde - Enterprise News https://t.co/6D3eKl3XgF
From @luisdafonseca on Wed Feb 10 20:09:04 EST 2016 Gleeson: The rise of Cape Verde - https://t.co/3X3qskl4QZ #GoogleAlerts
From @ItsMidnightIn on Wed Feb 10 20:00:11 EST 2016 Its midnight in #Praia, Cape Verde https://t.co/JQn5pcY54u
From @SomaliZai on Wed Feb 10 19:52:28 EST 2016 RT @GoogleNewsCV: Travel warning issued by CDC over Zika virus in Cape Verde - Enterprise News https://t.co/sTNc0AxMPY
From @GoogleNewsCV on Wed Feb 10 19:50:21 EST 2016 Travel warning issued by CDC over Zika virus in Cape Verde - Enterprise News https://t.co/sTNc0AxMPY