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Cape Verde [Republic of Cape Verde] (Port. República de Cabo Verde)locked

  • Susan Hurley-Glowa

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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 ...

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