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Cape Verde Travel Guide

Quick Facts
Capital Praia
Government republic
Currency Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
Area 4,033 sq km
Population 420,979 (July 2006 est.)
Language Portuguese, Kriolu
Religion Roman Catholic (infused with indigenous beliefs); Protestant (mostly Church of the Nazarene)
Electricity 220V/50Hz (European plug)
Calling Code +238
Internet TLD .cv
Time Zone UTC -1

Cape Verde (Portuguese: Cabo Verde, Kriolu: Kabu Verdi) is a country in West Africa. It comprises a group of islands of the Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal. It is part of the region of Islands collectively known as Macaronesia.

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