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Cape Verde

Cape Verde
  • Capital

    Capital

    Praia

  • Local time

    Local time

    6:35

  • Population

    Population

    536 659

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +238

  • Currency

    Currency

    Esc or $ CVE (escudo)

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Praia

  • Local time

    Local time

    6:35

  • Population

    Population

    536 659

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +238

  • Currency

    Currency

    Esc or $ CVE (escudo)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 191

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.56 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    228mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    4 033 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    3%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    22%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    20%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    565 809

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Creole - 71 %
    African - 28 %
    European - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Roman Catholic
    Protestant

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    86.8%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Portuguese
    Crioulo

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    1 200

  • Murders

    Murders

    9 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    7.2 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    22.2%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.3%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    0%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    139 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    0.8%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    food and beverages, fish processing, shoes and garments, salt mining, ship repair

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    bananas, corn, beans, sweet potatoes, sugarcane, coffee, peanuts, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    salt, basalt rock, limestone, kaolin, fish, clay, gypsum

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    salt, basalt rock, limestone, kaolin, fish, clay, gypsum

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    26%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    491kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    127 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    46

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What not to do when visiting Cape Verde

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Business & Communication

Don't take the last food in communal bowls - it's considered impolite.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to shake hands and smile when meeting - greet everyone.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to offer a small gift in exchange for hospitality.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Winston Churchill apparently wanted to invade Cape Verde during World War II. The plans were recalled at the last minute.

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Business & Communication

Don't expect shiny signs around the best restaurants - they're usually hidden and don't look like from outside.

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Business & Communication

Don't eat in public unless you're willing to share your food.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t underestimate the sea tides and currents around the islands are strong.

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