Cabo Verde Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Cape Verdean foods include cachupa (stew), conj (soup) djagacida (chicken with rice) and gufong (cornbread). The most common meats are... More
  • Family: Family life is rooted in the culture and history of the Islands. Parent make great sacrifices to educate their children... More
  • Fashion: Western style clothing is standard, many times it is second hand clothing. Women sometimes wear their panos (cloth strips) as... More

Cabo Verde Facts

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Capital Praia
Government Type parliamentary republic
Currency CVE
Population 553,432
Total Area 1,557 Square Miles
4,033 Square Kilometers
Location Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal
Language Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)

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