Where is Cape Verde?

Cape Verde is an island nation on an archipelago of volcanic origin in the Atlantic Ocean, is located about 570 km off coast of western Africa, near Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania. It lies between latitudes 14° and 18°N, and longitudes 22° and 26°W.

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Where is Cape Verde
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Where is Cape Verde?

The given Cape Verde location map shows that the Cape Verde is located about 570 km off coast of western Africa.

Cape Verde is an island country which originated due to volcanic activity. The other islands of the country i.e. Boa Vista, Sal, and Maio have fairly flat, sandy, and dry characteristics whereas other smaller islands are rockier along with some vegetation.

Though, the island country is quite small but the Political System is quite stable. It has representative democracy. The constitution is formulated in the year 1980 and revised three times since then i.e. in 1992, 1995 and 1999 respectively. The president is elected by popular vote and he uses to be the head of state for 5 years term.

The economic growth rate is also noticeable in spite of having no natural resource. However, at present the country’s economy is largely depending upon services. Besides, Cape Verde tourism is also becoming quite popular that has been also fetching handsome revenue for the country. The mild warm climate throughout the year and beautiful landscapes along with friendly native people and their rich culture collectively attract tourists from the different corners of the world.

Cape Verde Geography and Facts

CountryCape Verde
Continent Africa
Where is LocatedCape Verde located in the West Africa.
Coordinates 14°55'N23°31'W
Capital Praia
Largest City Praia
Neighboring CountriesNone
Administrative divisions22 municipalities
Area 1,557 sq mi
Population (2021 census)483,628 (172nd)
Density123.7/km2 (320.4/sq mi) (89th)
Official Language Portuguese
Currency Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeCV
ISO Alpha-3 Code CPV
ISO Numeric Code132
GDP $2.305 billion 2013 estimate
Calling code +238
Time Zone CVT (UTC-1)
Airport Amílcar Cabral International Airport, Sal Island
Aristides Pereira International Airport, Boa Vista Island
Nelson Mandela International Airport, Santiago Island
Cesária Évora Airport, São Vicente Island
Internet TLD .cv