Cape Verde

Cape Verde is a country in . It comprises a group of , west of .
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— literally "Beach" in Portuguese — is Cape Verde's capital and busiest city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the largest island of Cape Verde, its most important agricultural centre and home to half the nation's population. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the , the northern group within the Cape Verde archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, off the west African coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is one of the Cape Verde Islands in the Atlantic. Photo: Ximonic, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is an island in Cape Verde. is a tourist destination with white sandy beaches and over 350 days of sunshine a year. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the third largest island of the Archipelago Cape Verde. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the second biggest of the Cape Verde islands and very different from its barren neighbor, São Vicente, you'll be using as its gateway. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in Cape Verde. Vila do , or just Vila, is the primary city on the island. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Cape Verde

Latitude of center
15.0615° or 15° 3' 41.4" north
Longitude of center
-23.6426° or 23° 38' 33.4" west
Population
516,000
Capital
Area
4033 km² (1557 miles²)
Currency
Escudo (CVE)
Phone code
238
Internet domain
.cv
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311151
Geo­Names ID
3374766
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Iɣef Azegzaw
  • Afar: Kabo-verde
  • Afrikaans: Kaap Verde
  • Akan: Cape Verde
  • Akan: Kepvɛdfo Islands
  • Albanian: Kap Verde
  • Albanian: Kepi i Gjelbër
  • Amharic: ካቦ ቨርዴ
  • Amharic: ኬፕ ቨርድ
  • Amharic: ኬፕ ቬርዴ
  • Arabic: Cabo Verde
  • Arabic: الرأس الأخضر
  • Arabic: الرأس الاخضر
  • Aragonese: Cabo Verde
  • Armenian: Կաբո-Վերդե
  • Armenian: Կաբո Վերդե
  • Arpitan: Cap-Vèrd
  • Asturian: Cabu Verde
  • Avaric: Kaboverdea
  • Azerbaijani: Kabo-Verde
  • Azerbaijani: Kape Verde
  • Balinese: Tanjung Gadang
  • Bambara: Capivɛrdi
  • Bambara: Kap Verdi
  • Banjar: Tanjung Verde
  • Bashkir: Кабо-Верде
  • Basque: Cabo Verde
  • Bavarian: Kap Verde
  • Belarusian: Выспы Зялёнага Мысу
  • Belarusian: Каба-Вердэ
  • Belarusian: Каба-Вэрдэ
  • Bengali: কাবু ভের্দি
  • Bengali: কেপভার্দে
  • Bhojpuri: केप वर्डे
  • Bishnupriya: কেপ ভের্দ
  • Bosnian: Kape Verde
  • Bosnian: Zelenortska Ostrva
  • Breton: Kab Glas
  • Bulgarian: Кабо Верде
  • Burmese: ကိတ်ဗာဒီနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: Cap Verd
  • Cebuano: Cabo Verde
  • Cebuano: Cape Verde
  • Central Bikol: Kabo nin Berde
  • Central Kurdish: کەیپڤەرد
  • Chavacano: Cabo Verde
  • Chechen: Кабо-Верде
  • Cherokee: ᎢᎬᎾᏕᎾ ᎢᏤᏳᏍᏗ
  • Chinese: Cabo Verde
  • Chinese: 佛得角
  • Chinese: 佛德角
  • Chinese: 維德角
  • Chuvash: Кабо Верде
  • Cornish: Pennrynn Gwyrdh
  • Corsican: Capu Verde
  • Crimean Tatar: Kabo Verde
  • Croatian: Zeleni Rt
  • Croatian: Zelenortska Republika
  • Czech: Cabo Verde
  • Czech: Kapverdy
  • Czech: Ostrovy Zeleného mysu
  • Danish: Kap Verde
  • Dhivehi: ކޭޕް ވާޑޭ
  • Dimli (individual language): Kap Verde
  • Dotyali: केप भर्डे
  • Dutch: CPV
  • Dutch: CV
  • Dutch: Kaap Verdie
  • Dutch: Kaapverdie
  • Dutch: Kaapverdische eilanden
  • Dutch: Kaapverdië
  • Dutch: Republiek Kaapverdië
  • Eastern Mari: Кабо-Верде
  • Egyptian Arabic: كابو فيردا
  • English: CPV
  • English: CV
  • English: Cabo Verde
  • English: Republic of Cabo Verde
  • English: Republic of Cape Verde
  • English: cv
  • English: 🇨🇻
  • Esperanto: CPV
  • Esperanto: CV
  • Esperanto: Kabo-Verda
  • Esperanto: Kabo-Verdo
  • Esperanto: Kabo Verda
  • Esperanto: Kaboverdo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Kaboverdo
  • Esperanto: Verda Kabo
  • Esperanto: Verdakaba Respubliko
  • Esperanto: 🇨🇻
  • Estonian: Cabo Verde Vabariik
  • Estonian: Roheneemesaared
  • Ewe: Cape Verde
  • Ewe: Kape Verde nutome
  • Extremaduran: Cabu Verdi
  • Faroese: Grønhøvdaoyggjarnar
  • Faroese: Kap Verde
  • Fiji Hindi: Cape Verde
  • Finnish: Cabo Verde
  • Finnish: Kap Verde
  • Finnish: Kap Verden tasavalta
  • Finnish: vihreä niemi
  • French: CV
  • French: Cabo Verde
  • French: Cap-V.
  • French: Cap-Vert
  • French: Cap-vert
  • French: la République du Cap-Vert
  • French: îles du Cap-Vert
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Kap Weer
  • Fulah: Kapu Werde
  • Gagauz: Kabo Verde
  • Galician: Cabo Verde
  • Ganda: Bizinga by'e Kepu Veredi
  • Ganda: Cape Verde
  • Georgian: კაბო-ვერდე
  • German: Kap Verde
  • German: Kap Verden
  • German: Kapverden
  • German: Kapverdisch
  • German: Kapverdische Inseln
  • German: Republik Cabo Verde
  • German: Republik Kap Verde
  • German: República de Cabo Verde
  • Greek: Πράσινο Ακρωτήριο
  • Guarani: Kávo Véyde
  • Guianese Creole French: Kap-Vèr
  • Gujarati: કૅપ વર્ડે
  • Gujarati: કેપ વર્ડ
  • Haitian: Kap Vè
  • Hakka Chinese: Cabo Verde
  • Hausa: Cabo Verde
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Kap Barde
  • Hawaiian: Kapo Weleke
  • Hebrew: כף ורדה
  • Hebrew: קאפ ורדה
  • Hindi: केप वर्दे
  • Hindi: कैप वर्डे
  • Hindi: कैप वर्त
  • Hungarian: Zöld-foki-szigetek
  • Hungarian: Zöld-foki Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Grænhöfðaeyjar
  • Ido: Kabo Verda
  • Igbo: Cape Verde
  • Iloko: Kabo Berde
  • Inari Sami: Kap Verde
  • Inari Sami: Kap Verde täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Tanjung Verde
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Capo Verde
  • Interlingue: Cap Verd
  • Irish: An Rinn Ghlas
  • Irish: Rinn Verde
  • Italian: Capo Verde
  • Jamaican Creole English: Kiep Voerdi
  • Japanese: カーボベルデ
  • Japanese: カーボヴェルデ共和国
  • Japanese: カーボ・ヴェルデ
  • Japanese: 夏麦論
  • Javanese: Pongol Verdé
  • Kabiyè: Kapʊvɛɛrɩ
  • Kabuverdianu: Kab Verd
  • Kabuverdianu: Kabu Verdi
  • Kabuverdianu: Kauberdi
  • Kabyle: Iɣef Azegzaw
  • Kalaallisut: Cap Verde
  • Kalmyk: Ноһаномгудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಕೇಪ್ ವರ್ಡೆ
  • Kannada: ಕೇಪ್ ವೆರ್ದೆ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Cape Verde
  • Kazakh: Кабо-Верде
  • Khmer: កាបវែរ
  • Kikuyu: Cape Verde
  • Kikuyu: Kepuvede
  • Kinyarwanda: Kapu Veri
  • Kirghiz: Кабо-Верде
  • Kongo: Kap Verde
  • Korean: 까뽀베르데
  • Korean: 카보베르데
  • Kotava: Kaboverdea
  • Kurdish: Kap Verde
  • Kurdish: کەیپڤەرد
  • Ladin: Cabo Verde
  • Ladino: Kabo Vedre
  • Lao: Kabo Berde
  • Lao: ເຄບວອດ
  • Latin: Res publica Capitis Viridis
  • Latvian: Kaboverde
  • Ligurian: Cappo Verde
  • Limburgan: Kaapverdië
  • Lingala: Bisanga bya Kapevɛrɛ
  • Lingala: Cap-Vert
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Capo Verde
  • Literary Chinese: 維德角
  • Lithuanian: Žaliasis Kyšulys
  • Livvi: Kabo Verde
  • Lombard: Cap Verd
  • Low German: Kap Verde
  • Lower Sorbian: Kap Verde
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Kapevele
  • Luxembourgish: Cap Vert
  • Macedonian: Зеленортски Острови
  • Macedonian: Зелен ’Рт
  • Malagasy: Cabo Verde
  • Malagasy: Kapvera
  • Malagasy: Nosy Cap-Vert
  • Malay: Cape Verde
  • Malay: Tanjung Verde
  • Malayalam: കേപ്പ് വെര്‍ഡെ
  • Malayalam: കേപ്പ് വേർഡ്
  • Maltese: Cabo Verde
  • Maltese: Cape Verde
  • Maltese: Kap Verde
  • Maltese: Kape Verde
  • Maltese: Repubblika ta’ Cabo Verde
  • Manx: Yn Rheynn Ghlass
  • Maori: Kēpa Weriti
  • Marathi: केप व्हर्डे
  • Marathi: केप व्हर्दे
  • Mazanderani: کیپ ورد
  • Min Dong Chinese: Cabo Verde
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cabo Verde
  • Min Nan Chinese: Chheⁿ-kak
  • Minangkabau: Tanjuang Verde
  • Mingrelian: კაბო-ვერდე
  • Mirandese: Cabo Berde
  • Mongolian: Кабо-Верде
  • Moroccan Arabic: الراس لخضر
  • Moroccan Arabic: كاپ ڤير
  • N'Ko: ߜߙߋߞߎ߲߫ ߝߙߌߛߌ
  • Narom: Vèrt Cap
  • Nauru: Keip Berde
  • Navajo: Tónteel Bibąąh Dootłʼizhí
  • Nepali: केप भर्ड
  • Nepali: केप भर्डे
  • Newari: केप भर्डे
  • North Ndebele: Cape Verde Islands
  • Northern Frisian: Kapwerden
  • Northern Luri: کئیپ ڤورد
  • Northern Sami: Kap Verde
  • Northern Sami: Kap Verde dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Kapp Verde
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Kapp Verde
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Kapp Verde
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Kapp Verde
  • Novial: Kabe Verdi
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cap Verd
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Grēnenæs Īega
  • Oriya: କେପ ଭର୍ଡ
  • Oriya: କେପ୍ ଭର୍ଦେ
  • Oromo: Keeppi Verdee
  • Ossetian: Кабо-Верде
  • Pali: केप वर्डी
  • Pampanga: Cape Verde
  • Pampanga: Kaboberdi
  • Panjabi: ਕੇਪ ਵਰਦੇ
  • Papiamento: Kabo Verde
  • Papiamento: Kabu Verdi
  • Pedi: Cape Verde
  • Persian: دماغه سبز
  • Persian: کیپ ورد
  • Persian: کیپ‌ورد
  • Piemontese: Cap Verd
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Cape Verde
  • Polish: Republika Zielonego Przylądka
  • Polish: Wyspy Zielonego Przylądka
  • Portuguese: Cabo Verde
  • Portuguese: República de Cabo Verde
  • Pushto: کیپ ورډ
  • Quechua: Q'umir Kawu
  • Romanian: Capul Verde
  • Romanian: Republica Capului Verde
  • Romansh: Cap Verd
  • Rundi: Ibirwa bya Kapuveri
  • Russia Buriat: Кабо-Верде
  • Russian: Кабо-Верде
  • Russian: Острова Зеленого Мыса
  • Russian: Республика Кабо-Верде
  • Samoan: Cabo Verde
  • Samogitian: Žaliasā Kīšolīs
  • Samogitian: Žaliuojė Ėškīšolė Respoblėka
  • Samogitian: Žalėjė Ėškīšolė Respoblėka
  • Sango: Azûâ tî Kâpo-Vêre
  • Sanskrit: केप वर्डी
  • Sardinian: Cabu Birde
  • Saterfriesisch: Kap Verde
  • Scots: Cape Verde
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Ceap Uaine
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cape Verde
  • Serbian: Зеленортска Острва
  • Serbian: Капе Верде
  • Serbo-Croatian: Zelenortska Republika
  • Shan: မိူင်းၶဵပ်ႉဝႄႇတီႇ
  • Shona: Cape Verde
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zveCape Verde
  • Sicilian: Capu Virdi
  • Silesian: Republika Źelůnygo Przilůndka
  • Sindhi: ڪيپ ورڊي
  • Sinhala: කේප් වර්ඩ්
  • Skolt Sami: Kap Verde
  • Skolt Sami: Kap Verde tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Kapverdy
  • Slovenian: Zelenortski otoki
  • Somali: Cape Verde Islands
  • Somali: Kab Ferde
  • South Azerbaijani: کئیپ ورد
  • South Azerbaijani: کیپ ورد
  • Southern Sotho: Cape Verde
  • Spanish: Cabo Verde
  • Spanish: Republica de Cabo Verde
  • Spanish: República de Cabo Verde
  • Sundanese: Tanjung Verdé
  • Swahili: Cabo Verde
  • Swahili: Kepuvede
  • Swati: Sihlenge Lesiluhlata
  • Swedish: Kap Verde
  • Swedish: Republiken Kap Verde
  • Swiss German: Kap Verde
  • Tagalog: Cabo Verde
  • Tagalog: Cape Verde
  • Tajik: Димоғаи Сабз
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Димоғаи Сабз
  • Tamil: கேப் வர்டி
  • Tamil: கேப் வெர்டே
  • Tamil: கேப் வேர்ட்
  • Tatar: Кабо-Верде
  • Telugu: కేప్ వర్దె
  • Telugu: కేప్ వెర్డే
  • Tetum: Kabuverde
  • Thai: ประเทศกาบูเวร์ดี
  • Thai: ประเทศเคปเวิร์ด
  • Thai: เคปเวิร์ด
  • Tibetan: ཁེབ་ཝར་ཌི།
  • Tigrinya: ኬፕ ቬርዴ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Muiʻi Veti
  • Tosk Albanian: Kap Verde
  • Tsonga: Cape Verde
  • Tunisian Arabic: الراس الأخضر
  • Turkish: Cape Verde
  • Turkish: Yeşil Burun Adaları
  • Turkish: Yeşilburun
  • Turkmen: Kabo-Werde
  • Udmurt: Кабо-Верде
  • Uighur: يېشىل تۇمشۇق ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Кабо-Верде
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Кабо-Верде
  • Upper Sorbian: Kap Verde
  • Urdu: کیپ ورڈی
  • Uzbek: Kabo-Verde
  • Uzbek: Kabo Verde
  • Venetian: Cao Verdo
  • Veps: Kabo Verde
  • Vietnamese: Cabo Verde
  • Vietnamese: Cape Verde
  • Vietnamese: Cáp-ve
  • Vietnamese: Cáp Ve
  • Volapük: Kabovärduäns
  • Võro: Cabo Verde
  • Walloon: Cap-Vert
  • Waray (Philippines): Cabo Verde
  • Welsh: Cabo Verde
  • Welsh: Cape Verde
  • Welsh: Gweriniaeth Cabo Verde
  • Welsh: Penrhyn Verde
  • Welsh: Y Penrhyn Gwyrdd
  • Western Balochi: کاپی ویردی
  • Western Frisian: Kaapverdje
  • Western Mari: Кабо-Верде
  • Western Panjabi: کیپ وردی
  • Wolof: Kap Weert
  • Wu Chinese: 佛得角
  • Yakut: Кабо Верде
  • Yiddish: קאפ ווערד
  • Yiddish: קאפווערדישע אינזלען
  • Yoruba: Kepu Ferde
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Etíokun Kápé féndè
  • Yue Chinese: 維德角
  • Zeeuws: Kaopverdië
  • Zhuang: Cabo Verde
  • Zulu: IKhepi Vedhi
  • Zulu: i-Cape Verde
  • Cabo Xoxoctic
  • Cavo Verde
  • Province of Cape Verde
  • Província de Cabo Verde
  • Republic of Cape Verde Islands

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