Africa capeverde

Published on January 26th, 2014 | by World Flags

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Cape Verde

Flag and country information –
Republic of CAPE VERDE

capeverde

Area – 4,033 sq km / 1,557 sq ml

Capital – Praia

Language – Portuguese, Creole

Currency – Cape Verde Escudo

Population – 412,137

Life expectancy – 67 (men), 69 (women)

Literacy rate – 53%

Religions – 93% Roman Catholic, Protestant

Physical features – 10 volcanic islands 565 km / 350 ml west of Senegal; windward group include Santo Antäo, Säo Vicente, Santa Luzia and the leeward group including Maio, Säo Tiago, Fogo

Ethnic distribution – 60% Mestiços or Creoles, mixed Portuguese / African decent, remainder mainly African

Exports – bananas, salt, fish, coffee


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