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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 NewsMon, 24 Nov 2014 02:07:30 -0800
Cape Verde residents evacuated as Pico do Fogo volcano erupts

A volcano has erupted in the Cape Verde islands, causing hundreds of residents living in the vicinity to be evacuated and a local airport to be closed. A large plume of smoke was seen rising over the Pico do Fogo volcano, starting on Sunday. It is the ...   read full story

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Publisher: EarthSkyMon, 24 Nov 2014 07:56:15 -0800
Pico do Fogo volcano in Cape Verde erupts, residents evacuated read full story
Publisher: ReutersSun, 23 Nov 2014 09:27:31 -0800
Cape Verde orders evacuation after Fogo volcano erupts read full story
Publisher: ABC NewsSun, 23 Nov 2014 12:03:45 -0800
Evacuations in Cape Verde After Volcano Erupts read full story
Publisher: BloombergMon, 24 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0800
Volcano Eruption Evacuation in Cape Verde Yet to Be Completed read full story


Publisher: euronewsTue, 25 Nov 2014 03:49:52 -0800
Cape Verde volcano eruption forces evacuations

A volcano in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa erupted on Sunday morning, prompting the prime minister to call for residents to evacuate. The last eruption occurred in 1995 but current data indicate that this latest incident could ...   read full story


Publisher: NBCNews.comMon, 24 Nov 2014 02:37:23 -0800
Cape Verde Volcano Erupts on 'Fire Island'

Cape Verde Volcano Erupts on 'Fire Island'. Lava flow on Ilha do Fogo (Fire Island) prompted evacuations on Cape Verde archipelago off west African coast. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy ? UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise ...   read full story


Publisher: ABC OnlineSun, 23 Nov 2014 13:56:15 -0800
Fogo volcano: Cape Verde orders evacuations after eruption off West African coast

A volcano in the Cape Verde archipelago off the coast of West Africa has erupted, prompting the nation's prime minister to call for evacuations. A photograph posted on the local RTC TV station website showed a huge plume of smoke rising into the sky ...   read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @maplerakko on Tue Nov 25 16:44:25 EST 2014 RT @tks_ohba: ???????????????????BBC News - Cape Verde volcano eruption: Residents evacuated http://t.co/BkQ97xAg5A
From @_Jhomichael on Tue Nov 25 16:43:42 EST 2014 @_Drugz @Makateimbe lmfao only about the history of Cape Verde being slaves to Europeans
From @shasta721 on Tue Nov 25 16:42:43 EST 2014 Pico do Fogo volcano in Cape Verde erupts, residents evacuated. Pico do Fogo is a shield volcano in the Cape... http://t.co/9Lrn1ZsGlK
From @satomaedasama on Tue Nov 25 16:41:32 EST 2014 RT @tks_ohba: ???????????????????BBC News - Cape Verde volcano eruption: Residents evacuated http://t.co/BkQ97xAg5A
From @noieu on Tue Nov 25 16:40:50 EST 2014 RT @tks_ohba: ???????????????????BBC News - Cape Verde volcano eruption: Residents evacuated http://t.co/BkQ97xAg5A
From @ronnywalter92 on Tue Nov 25 16:33:07 EST 2014 Tudo quem que podi pa ajuda nos irmaos na Fogo http://t.co/crHb3GfYRo
From @avalon1982 on Tue Nov 25 16:29:53 EST 2014 RT @ExoticaLeila: Sad what's going on in my home country Cape Verde right now please pray for my people??? http://t.co/8ccgiJaLIv
From @_Jhomichael on Tue Nov 25 16:29:50 EST 2014 "@Makateimbe: @_Drugz @__IAmTrey @_Jhomichael ya homeland is a plantation used for slavery. Nobody ever visits Cape Verde lmfao
From @Makateimbe on Tue Nov 25 16:28:33 EST 2014 @_Drugz @__IAmTrey @_Jhomichael ya homeland is a plantation used for slavery. Nobody ever visits Cape Verde
From @__chants on Tue Nov 25 16:24:30 EST 2014 RT @UmassCVSA: Recently a volcano erupted on the island of Fogo in Cape Verde. The volcano hasn't erupted since 1995? http://t.co/jHzY5WlpmL
From @__chants on Tue Nov 25 16:22:40 EST 2014 Recently a volcano erupted on the island of Fogo in Cape Verde. The volcano hasn't erupted since 1995? http://t.co/BENYZecqYS
From @NelvenB on Tue Nov 25 16:17:37 EST 2014 RT @CapeVerdeGirls: Ready for a workout ;) Cape Verde beauty http://t.co/8hTARiIOlH
From @GlosterBirder on Tue Nov 25 16:17:31 EST 2014 @greeny1955 Great Egret Rabil Lagoon, Red-billed Tropicbirds Praia da Varandinha, Cape Verde Swifts Monte Trego + Moorhens :) only 5 left
From @NelvenB on Tue Nov 25 16:17:13 EST 2014 RT @CapeVerdeGirls: Neon green on this thick Cape Verde beauty! Need i say more? http://t.co/RZ1dTmyF7c
From @UmassCVSA on Tue Nov 25 16:17:12 EST 2014 Recently a volcano erupted on the island of Fogo in Cape Verde. The volcano hasn't erupted since 1995? http://t.co/jHzY5WlpmL