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Facts about Cape Verde

Administrative divisions: 17 municipalities (concelhos , singular - concelho); Boa Vista , Brava , Maio , Mosteiros , Paul , Praia , Porto Novo , Ribeira Grande , Sal , Santa Catarina , Santa Cruz , Sao Domingos , Sao Filipe , Sao Miguel , Sao Nicolau , Sao Vicente , Tarrafal
Area: total: 4 ,033 sq km land: 4 ,033 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: The uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; Cape Verde subsequently became a trading center for African slaves and later an important coaling and resupply stop for whaling and transatlantic shipping. Following independence in 1975 , and a tentative interest in unification with Guinea-Bissau , a one-party system was established and maintained until multi-party elections were held in 1990. Cape Verde continues to exhibit one of Africa's most stable democratic governments. Repeated droughts during the second half of the 20th century caused significant hardship and prompted heavy emigration. As a result , Cape Verde's expatriate population is greater than its domestic one. Most Cape Verdeans have both African and Portuguese antecedents.
Flag description: five unequal horizontal bands; the top-most band of blue - equal to one half the width of the flag - is followed by three bands of white , red , and white , each equal to 1/12 of the width , and a bottom stripe of blue equal to one quarter of the flag width; a circle of 10 , yellow , five-pointed stars , each representing one of the islands , is centered on the red stripe and positioned 3/8 of the length of the flag from the hoist side
Capital: name: Praia geographic coordinates: 14 55 N , 23 31 W time difference: UTC-1 (4 hours ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: temperate; warm , dry summer; precipitation meager and very erratic
Currency code: Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
Ethnic groups: Creole (mulatto) 71% , African 28% , European 1%
Geographic coordinates: 16 00 N , 24 00 W
Geography note: strategic location 500 km from west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site
Government type: republic
Imports partners: Portugal 40.4% , Netherlands 10.9% , France 6.6% , Spain 5.6% , Cote d'Ivoire 4.9% , Italy 4.7% , Brazil 4.5% (2007)
Internet country code: .cv
Land boundaries: 965 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: Portuguese , Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)
Location: Western Africa , group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean , west of Senegal
Map references: Political Map of the World
National holiday: Independence Day , 5 July (1975)
Nationality: noun: Cape Verdean(s) adjective: Cape Verdean
Natural hazards: prolonged droughts; seasonal harmattan wind produces obscuring dust; volcanically and seismically active
Population: 426 ,998 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs) , Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)
Terrain: steep , rugged , rocky , volcanic
Unemployment rate: 21% (2000 est.)

Capital of Republic of Cape Verde

Praia (click to view Praia map)

Places in Cape Verde

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Cape Verde. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

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Concelho da Boa Vista (21 google map locations)
Concelho da Brava (10 google map locations)
Concelho da Praia (20 google map locations)
Concelho da Ribeira Grande (35 google map locations)
Concelho de Santa Catarina (5 google map locations)
Concelho de Santa Cruz city map
Concelho de São Domingos (1 google map locations)
Concelho de São Filipe (18 google map locations)
Concelho de São Miguel city map
Concelho de São Nicolau (27 google map locations)
Concelho de São Vicente (12 google map locations)
Concelho do Maio (13 google map locations)
Concelho do Paul city map
Concelho do Sal (14 google map locations)
Concelho do Tarrafal (26 google map locations)
Concelho dos Mosteiros (10 google map locations)
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Tarrafal city map
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Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde.


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