Cape Verde [Republic of Cape Verde] (Port. República de Cabo Verde)
- Susan Hurley-Glowa
Country in West Africa. The archipelago of ten islands and five islets is approximately 570 km west of Senegal, with a total area of 4033 km² and a population of 500,585 (2011 estimate).
The Cape Verde Islands were uninhabited at the time of their discovery by Portuguese explorers in ...