Cape Verde

Facts and stats about Cape Verde


Population. Ranked 172nd in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 99th in 2012.

Largest city Praia - 61,797
Capital city Praia - 61,797
Major language Portuguese, Crioulo (a mixture of archaic Portuguese and African words)
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit Cape Verdean escudo
Prime minister Jose Maria Neves
Alternative names cape verde islands, Republica de Cabo Verde, Cape Verde, Cabo Verde, Republic of Cape Verde
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Heavily indebted countries, Hot countries, Island countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World
Cape Verde Africa Island Map Mappery
Map of Cape Verde (Cabo Verde)
Maio Cape Verde 04 - Click to view fullsize image

Interesting observations about Cape Verde

Cape Verde ranked first for life expectancy at birth, total > years amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2011.
Cape Verde ranked first for GDP > composition, by end use > investment in fixed capital amongst Christian countries in 2013.
Cape Verde ranked second for gasoline > pump price for gasoline > US$ per liter amongst Hot countries in 2012.
Cape Verde ranked second for labor force amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2013.
Cape Verde ranked 11 places from the bottom for population amongst Catholic countries in 2013.
Cape Verde ranked #12 for age structure > 15-24 years globally in 2013.

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