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Cabo Verde aka Cape Verde is pronounced kaa·bow vehr·day” and is one of the 6 island nations in Western Africa. The name Cabo Verde means “green cape.” This country consists of 10 islands and gained its independence on July 5, 1975 from Portugal. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, Cabo Verde.

Republic of Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) African Country Flag

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Where is Cabo Verde located?

Cabo Verde is an island located in West Africa in the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania.

World Data Locator Map, Cabo Verde

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Facts About Cabo Verde:

  1. Capital: Praia
  2. Population: 500K


What Are The Official Languages of Cabo Verde?

Portuguese is the official language of Cabo Verde. Other languages spoken in this country include;

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What Is The Currency of Cabo Verde?

Cape Verdean escudo (CVE) is the currency used in Cabo Verde.

$1 = 108.28

$20 = 2165.56

$60 = 6496.69


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What Are The Religions of Cabo Verde?

Religion: In Cabo Verde the main religion practiced is Christianity (85%). Other religions include; and unaffiliated (11%)


Tourist Attractions

Places to visit in Cabo Verde:

I hope this information has given you more insight into Cabo Verde but there is so much more to learn! Visit their tourism website here to see more.

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