Cape Verde

Summary

Currency Used
Official Language
Form of Government
Parliamentary republic
Republic
Capital
Contained by
Area
4,033 km² (1557 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
1,659,053,271 (2010, US$)
190,651,208 (1986, US$)
235,253,172 (1987, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
4,200 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Administrative Divisions
Brava
Internet TLD
cv
Languages spoken
National anthem
Cântico da Liberdade
Calling Code
238
ISO Short Name
CAPE VERDE
FIPS Code
CV
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Cape Verde (1992-09-22)
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
National Assembly of Cape Verde
Governing officials
Joaquim Mendonça Duarte Pedro (Governor)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1975-07-05
 

Countries

Continent
 

Cyclone-affected area

Affected by cyclones
 

Filming location

Featured In Films
 

Travel destination

Tourist attractions
Cabo Verde Safari
Centro Nacional de Artesanato
Convento São Francisco
 

Ecoregion

Contained by
West African Transition
 

Administrative Division

Country
 

Location

Time zone(s)
People born here
Adjectival form
Cape Verdean
Events
Geolocation
-23.617 × 15.111
Contains
Achada
Achada Furna
 

Organization member

Member of
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
CPV
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Cape Verdean
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Cape Verdian
Administrative parent
Short name
cv
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Statistical region

Major imports
Beverages and Tobacco (22,511,000, US$, 2004)
Machinery and Transport Equipment (132,331,000, US$, 2004)
Food and Live Animals (95,530,000, US$, 2004)
Life expectancy
49.124 (1962)
49.341 (1963)
48.672 (1960)
Fertility rate
6.982 (1967)
6.97 (1968)
6.954 (1969)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
0.698 (2004)
0.712 (2005)
1.921 (1988)
GDP growth rate
5.4 (1982)
10.8 (1983)
10.39 (1984)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0.241 (1997)
0.473 (1998)
Major exports
Machinery and Transport Equipment (3,000, US$, 2004)
Beverages and Tobacco (284,000, US$, 2004)
Food and Live Animals (1,293,000, US$, 2004)
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