Cabo Verde Facts

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Flag of Cabo Verde
National Flag of Cabo Verde

Interesting facts about Cabo Verde

  • Official Name: Republic of Cabo Verde
  • Form of Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
  • GDP: 1.977 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Praia
  • Population: 543,767 (2018)
  • Official Languages: Portuguese, Cape Verdean Creole
  • Currency: Cape Verdean escudo
  • Timezone: GMT+1
  • Area: 4,033 km²
  • Dialing Code: +238
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Pico de Alberto,Morro de Areia,Monte Batalha,Bordeira,Cagarral
  • Major Rivers: Ribeira de Alto Mira,Ribeira do Calhau,Ribeira da Garça,Ribeira do Paul,Ribeira do Rabil
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Cape Verde, an island nation on an archipelago of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean off the northwestern coast of Africa, about 600 km west of Senegal. Cape Verde shares maritime borders with Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, and Senegal.

Map of Cabo Verde

National Symbols of Cabo Verde

  • National Bird: Grey-headed kingfisher
  • National Animal: Manatees
  • National Flower: Gerbera daisy flower
  • National Tree: Dragon tree