Cape Verde

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Cape Verde

Parliamentary republic, independant since 1975

Region:
Western Africa
Area:
4,030 km²
Local name:
Cabo Verde
Capital:
Praia
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Country comparison
Current time in Cape Verde:

The countrywide time in Cape Verde is Cape Verde Time (CVT).
As in many countries near the equator, there is also no daylight saving time in Cape Verde.
So there is all over the year the same difference of -1 hours to Greenwich Mean Time.

Sunrise and sunset

Bevölkerung

539,560
133.9
Ø 70.7 years
Life expectancy females:
Ø 74.7 years
Birthrate:
20.9 ‰
Deathrate:
5.5 ‰
Males/Females:
49.8% : 50.2%

Population pyramid

Population pyramid Cape Verde 2016
The currency in Cape Verde is Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE).
1 Escudo is divided into 100 Centavos.
Status: 07/18/2018
1 US$ = 94.75 Escudo
1000 Escudo = 10.55 US$

The climate in Cape Verde

In Cape Verde, as in all equatorial countries, there is a tropical climate. Unlike in Europe or the USA, there is almost no difference between the seasons. The daylight hours vary little, and the temperature differences between summer and winter are also lesser. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 24 and 30 degrees. In some parts of the country the temperature raises up to 31 °C. In the colder months and depending in the region, the temperature lowers down to 19°C in a month's average.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

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Languages

Official language:
Portuguese

mother tonguedistribution
Crioulo90.0 %
Portuguese10.0 %

Religions

Branchdistribution
Nazarene1.7%
Adventists1.5%
Assemblies of God0.9%
Apostolic Christs0.5%
Universal Kingdom of God0.4%
Roman Catholics77.3%
other Christs1.9%
Jehovah's Witnesses1.0%
Muslims1.8%
nondenominational10.8%
other2.2%

Economy more...

(per year)
GDP:1,461.26 M €
Exportations:140.4 M €
Importations:641.6 M €
Tourism receipts:363.18 M €
Unemployment rate:10.3 %
Inflation rate:-1.41 %
corruption index:55 (moderate)
Energy consumption:436.2 M kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas:180 km²
20% Agricultural areas:790 km²
22% Forest:899 km²
54% Others:2,161 km²

Transport

Roadways:1,350 km
Airports:9

Most important cities in Cape Verde

CityRegionPopulation
Praia / CapitalPraia130,000
MindeloSão Vicente71,000
Santa MariaSal17,000
Cova FigueiraSanta Catarina do Fogo15,000
Santa CruzSanta Cruz9,490
Pedra BadejoSanta Cruz9,340
São FilipeSão Filipe8,190
AssomadaSanta Catarina7,930
TarrafalTarrafal6,460
EspargosSal6,170
Porto NovoPorto Novo5,580
CalhetaSão Miguel5,400
Vila da Ribeira BravaRibeira Brava5,320
Tarrafal de São NicolauTarrafal de São Nicolau5,040
Ponta do SolRibeira Grande4,060
PicosSão Salvador do Mundo3,780
Vila do MaioMaio3,010
Ribeira GrandeRibeira Grande2,950
Cidade VelhaRibeira Grande de Santiago2,150
Vila de Sal ReiBoa Vista2,120
São DomingosSão Domingos1,850
PombasPaul1,820
Vila Nova SintraBrava1,810
Porto dos MosteirosMosteiros477




Political indicators

(Based on the "Worldwide Governance Indicators" project of the World Bank)

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Death penalty:abolished in 1981



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