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Where is Cabo Verde?

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Located in the continent of Africa, Cape Verde covers 4,033 square kilometers of land, making it the 177th largest nation in terms of land area.

Cabo Verde became an independent state in 1975, after gaining its sovereignty from Portugal. The population of Cabo Verde is 523,568 (2012) and the nation has a density of 130 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Cabo Verde is the Cape Verde Escudo (CVE). As well, the people of Cabo Verde are refered to as Cape Verdean.

The dialing code for the country is 238 and the top level internet domain for Cape Verdean sites is .cv.

Cabo Verde does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Cape Verde section.

Quick facts

Population 523,568
Density 129.8 / km2 ( 336.2 / mi2 )
Language Portuguese
Independence Year 1975
Capital Praia (Praia)
Currency Cape Verde Escudo
GDP 1,871,187,334 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 3,574 (2014 data)
Land Area 4,033 km2 (1,557 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -25.370
Maximum Longitude -22.670
Mininum Latitude 14.800
Maximum Latitude 17.210

What is the capital of Cabo Verde?

map showing the location of Cabo Verde
Location of Praia on a map.

Praia is the capital city of Cabo Verde. It has a population of 113,364, and is located on a latitue of 14.93 and longitude of -23.51.

Quick Facts About Praia, the Capital Of Cabo Verde

City Praia
Country Cabo Verde
Population 113,364
Longitude -23.51254000
Latitude 14.93152000
Elevation 18 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.