1. DB-City
  2. /
  3. Africa
  4. /
  5. West Africa
  6. /
  7. Cape Verde

Cape Verde

Cape Verde FlagMajor cities : Praia (Capital), São Vicente, Santa Catarina, Sal and Santa Cruz.
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Population, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Unemployment, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Cape Verde Information

Find all the information of Cape Verde or click on the section of your choice in the left menu.

ISO 3166-1CV - CPV - 132
NATO country codeCV - CPV
FIPS 10-4 codeCV
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Cape Verde CapitalPraia
Official languagePortuguese
Name of the inhabitantsCape Verdean
Cape Verde National Day5 July
Cape Verde Currency Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
Cape Verde 15 %
Cape Verde Calling code+238
Cape Verde Country domain code .cv
Cape Verde Vehicle registration plateCV
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -1:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Community of Portuguese Language Countries
Economic Community of West African States
African Union
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Group of 77
Cape Verde National anthemCântico da Liberdade

Cape Verde Head of state

Prime ministerUlisses Correia e Silva (2016)
President of the RepublicJosé Maria Neves (2021)

Cape Verde Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Cape Verde.

  1. Christianity 89 %
  2. Other11 %

Cape Verde Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Cape Verde (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area4,033 km² (1,557 sq mi)
Population553,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 137.1 /km² (355.1 /sq mi)
Length of coastline965 km
Life expectancy73.3 Year (2015), ♀ : 75.0 Year, ♂ : 71.3 Year
Average years of schooling 4.8 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.654 (2018)
Gross domestic product2 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 4.7 %
3,563 US$ per capita
Unemployment8.5 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation1.3 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: B (Negative, 7 October 2016)
  • Fitch: B+ (Stable, 21 November 2011)

Cape Verde Chart

Graphs and data of Cape Verde. Choose graph below to display it:

Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Cape Verde Covid-19

Incident rate3,180.29
Case fatality ratio0.96094 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Cape Verde Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Salt
  2. Fish
  3. Clay
  4. Limestone
  5. Gypsum
  6. Kaolin
  7. Basalt rock

Cape Verde Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Bananas
  3. Sugarcane
  4. Coffee
  5. Fish
  6. Peanuts
  7. Beans
  8. Sweet potatoes

Cape Verde Map

Below, simply locate Cape Verde through the plan and map with or without relief and satellite image of our partner.

Cape Verde Climate

  1. Arid 100 %

Cape Verde Weather (Praia)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Cape Verde for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Praia).

Cape Verde Electricity

Electrical standard in Cape Verde (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C Power plug : F
Power socketPower socket : C Power socket : F

Cape Verde Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Cape Verde classified by annual passenger transit.

Cape Verde Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Cape Verde selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Dourada StudiosDourada Studios
Santa Maria
Located in Sal Island, a 10-minute walk from the most beautiful beach of Santa Maria and 18 km from the international airport, Dourada offers a studio with a terrace. The accommodation includes a private bathroom with shower... view more
CVE 3308
Hotel Complexo Multiuso CopacabanaComplexo Multiuso Copacabana
Complexo Multiuso Copacabana is located opposite the beach in Mindelo on the island of Santa Luzia. It offers modern apartments with a furnished balcony. Each apartment is made up of 4 bedrooms and a lounge with a TV... view more
CVE 3200
Hotel Kira's Boutique HotelKira's Boutique Hotel
Kira's Boutique Hotel is located in Mindelo. For a fee, Wi-Fi access is available in all areas. Free public parking is possible at a location nearby. The property offers excursions and guided tours in the surrounding... view more
CVE 6616
Hotel Hotel Estoril and Residence CardealHotel Estoril and Residence Cardeal
Sal Rei
Hotel Estoril and Residence Cardeal is located on Boa Vista Island, just 200 metres from the beach in Sal Rei. It offers a fitness room, an onsite souvenir shop and a range of excursions... view more
CVE 5990
Hotel Hotel Boa VistaHotel Boa Vista
Sal Rei
Located in the centre of Sal Rei, this air-conditioned hotel is 200 metres from the beach. A minibar and a TV are provided in the guest rooms, and it has a 24-hour reception. Each brightly decorated room includes Wi-Fi access, a fan and a safe... view more
CVE 5450
More Hotels »

Cape Verde Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Cape Verde and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
Olympic Games »

Cape Verde Page

Direct link
Facebook, Twitter, Google+