CHURCHES: 1 Churches
Regional Missionaries Sileno & Nadia Souza
CAPE VERDE – Country Information
Cape Verde has a population of 583,255 as of 2020.
4,033 sq km / 1,557 sq m (similar size to Rhode Island)
Cape Verde is made up of ten islands. Praia, the capital city, is located on Santiago, the largest and most populated of the Cape Verde islands.
28% African tribes
The African minority includes the Fulani, Balante, and Mandyako peoples.
77.3% Roman Catholic
3.4% Other Christian
2% Other / Nonreligious
Krioulo (blend of Portuguese and West African languages)
Cape Verde is also known as Cabo Verde and is a group of islands off the west coast of Africa. The western Fogo island is home to the active volcano, Pico.
Cape Verde is a service-oriented economy focused on commerce, trade, transport, and public services.
Cape Verde is known for one of the most stable governments in Africa.
Cape Verde was discovered by the Portuguese in the mid-15th century, who founded the city of Santiago. In 1879 Cape Verde became a Portuguese territory, and in 1951 became classified as an overseas province. On July 5, 1975, Cape Verde received full independence from Portugal.
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