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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 MailThu, 30 Oct 2014 04:12:22 -0700
Danielle O'Hara, Kerry Katona and Tinie Tempah celebrate hotel opening in ...

Kerry Katona and model Danielle O'Hara were just a few of the celebrities who jetted in to the holiday island of Cape Verde to celebrate the opening of a grand new hotel. Along with Tinie Tempah and the Black Eyed Pears' Apl.de.Ap, the TV personalities ...   read full story


Publisher: OPP ConnectTue, 28 Oct 2014 09:34:42 -0700
Sun, sea and celebrities at Cape Verde resort launch

?The Resort Group does two things brilliantly: builds resorts and throws parties.? So says the company's Managing Director, Charlie King, after a three-day celebration of the opening of its new Dunas resort, in Cape Verde. It was hard to argue with him.   read full story


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 08:32:15 -0700
Wales drop in FIFA rankings... despite Gareth Bale-inspired dream start to ... read full story


Publisher: The IndependentFri, 10 Oct 2014 02:30:34 -0700
Cape Verde: West Africa's last outpost

This bronze statue captures Cape Verde's greatest cultural icon in the heyday of her seventh decade ? that giddy era when, in 2003, at the age of 61, she won a Grammy for her mastery of morna, the Atlantic archipelago's fluid, rhythmic musical gift to ...   read full story

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Publisher: Guardian Liberty VoiceThu, 09 Oct 2014 07:13:29 -0700
Cape Verde Islands: Boa Vista is a Beautiful View [Video] read full story
Publisher: DigitalJournal.comThu, 09 Oct 2014 13:19:00 -0700
Santiago, home to Cape Verde's capital and so much more (Video) read full story

Cape Verde Tweets

From @mehulgorilla on Fri Oct 31 03:55:54 EDT 2014 @Es_Taa @Africa_39 You got kick ass writers from equitorial guinea, Congo, Cot D'ivoire, Cape Verde. Had never heard of them before.
From @Gingerwombat on Fri Oct 31 03:50:03 EDT 2014 RT @forumdc: #CapeVerde aims at being completely powered by #renewable #energy by 2020 http://t.co/tqTObqvu48
From @NiliMajumder on Fri Oct 31 03:47:56 EDT 2014 RT @forumdc: #CapeVerde aims at being completely powered by #renewable #energy by 2020 http://t.co/tqTObqvu48
From @rkimbowa on Fri Oct 31 03:45:07 EDT 2014 RT @forumdc: #CapeVerde aims at being completely powered by #renewable #energy by 2020 http://t.co/tqTObqvu48
From @DellyC on Fri Oct 31 03:36:08 EDT 2014 @ThomsonHolidays Oh I am! ???I hope it's as good as it's advertised to be! First visit to Cape Verde too! ?
From @sbmizrahi on Fri Oct 31 03:34:35 EDT 2014 #CapeVerde aims at being completely powered by #renewable #energy by 2020 http://t.co/Utbj7R9Zgy via @forumdc
From @Animondos on Fri Oct 31 03:28:02 EDT 2014 #CapeVerde: Gambian Dalasi (GMD) to Cape Verde Escudo (CVE) http://t.co/tXflnt3G62
From @Animondos on Fri Oct 31 03:28:02 EDT 2014 #CapeVerde: Danielle O'Hara, Kerry Katona and Tinie Tempah in Cape Verde http://t.co/R6GDsD5ykZ
From @marinmedak on Fri Oct 31 03:26:13 EDT 2014 @Stellarka Praia, Cape Verde. :)
From @colbyperlmutter on Fri Oct 31 03:06:03 EDT 2014 It's Friday! ??bring on Cape Verde !!!! 2 days to go ??
From @Bghalwan on Fri Oct 31 02:44:01 EDT 2014 Fantastic property investment in Cape Verde ?http://t.co/ABQCYJx6AQ
From @Gregor_Wegener on Fri Oct 31 02:36:43 EDT 2014 Sun, sea and celebrities at Cape Verde resort launch http://t.co/crJ0uMV8z6 #realestate connect http://t.co/JubpBuq5XR
From @ThomsonHolidays on Fri Oct 31 02:20:00 EDT 2014 @DellyC Thanks for the retweet, Adele. Would you like to go to Cape Verde yourself?
From @ihotmusiccharts on Fri Oct 31 02:17:12 EDT 2014 Kriola (Rainha Africana) by Djodje is number 3 in Cape Verde #iTunes top 100 songs http://t.co/jzcC2LCZaC
From @ihotmusiccharts on Fri Oct 31 02:17:12 EDT 2014 Txukinha by Djodje is number 2 in Cape Verde #iTunes top 100 songs http://t.co/jzcC2LCZaC