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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: The MIT TechWed, 02 Sep 2015 22:03:45 -0700
Rare hurricane hits Cape Verde

Although Tropical Storm Erika dissipated before coming close to the United States mainland, the Atlantic hurricane basin is not entirely quiet. Earlier this week, Hurricane Fred became the first known tropical cyclone to strike the Cape Verde Islands ...   read full story

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Publisher: Surfline.com Surf NewsSun, 30 Aug 2015 06:53:49 -0700
FRED ON WAY OUT AFTER IMPACTING CAPE VERDE read full story
Publisher: ABC Action NewsTue, 01 Sep 2015 20:00:00 -0700
Tropical Storm Fred moving away from Cape Verde Islands read full story
Publisher: News 13 OrlandoWed, 02 Sep 2015 02:00:00 -0700
Tropical Storm Fred to become remnant low by Thursday read full story


Publisher: The Weather ChannelMon, 31 Aug 2015 02:21:40 -0700
Tropical Storm Fred Hangs on, Well West-Northwest of Cabo Verde | The Weather ...

Tropical Storm Fred is now about 850 miles west-northwest of the Republic of Cabo Verde, continuing to move away from the islands. Fred strengthened into a hurricane in the far eastern Atlantic Ocean just off the coast of Africa early Monday morning, ...   read full story

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Publisher: CNNMon, 31 Aug 2015 05:50:36 -0700
Hurricane Fred lashes Cape Verde Islands read full story
Publisher: AL.comMon, 31 Aug 2015 04:22:31 -0700
Hurricane Fred 2015 moves through Cape Verde Islands read full story
Publisher: Sun SentinelMon, 31 Aug 2015 17:00:00 -0700
Local Cape Verde natives fear for storm-wracked homeland read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsMon, 31 Aug 2015 09:07:16 -0700
Hurricane Fred hits Cape Verde islands read full story


Publisher: BloombergSun, 30 Aug 2015 23:22:30 -0700
Hurricane Fred Forms Near Cape Verde Islands in Atlantic Ocean

Hurricane Fred is set to make landfall on the Cape Verde islands later on Monday after being upgraded from a tropical storm in the Atlantic Ocean, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm, carrying winds of 75 miles per hour, is traveling ...   read full story


Publisher: eNCAMon, 31 Aug 2015 22:15:00 -0700
WATCH: Hurricane Fred lashes Cape Verde

"According to the official Atlantic tropical cyclone record, which begins in 1851, Fred is the first hurricane to pass through the Cape Verde Islands since 1892," the NHC said. Fred is expected to weaken gradually starting Tuesday as it moves further ...   read full story

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