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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : Praia
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  Cape Verdean escudo
Population : 531 239
Area : 4 033 km2

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Cape Verde facts

1. Independence from Portugal was obtained on July 5, 1975.
2. The population density is 122 people / km2.
3. The country is 78 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 77%.
5. Motto of the country – “Unity, Work, Progress”.
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7. Political system – republic.
8. This country lives around ??? Poles.
9. The highest peak is Pico do Fogo 2829 m above sea level.
10. The average temperature is in January 21 °C, in July 25 °C.
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11. The minimum wage is 11,000 escudo per month (data from 2014).

12. The amount of income tax in Cape Verde is 25%.

13. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 12.2% .

Autor: Daria

14. In Cape Verde an average person consumes about 6.9 liters of pure alcohol per year.

15. The most beer is beer – 44.6%, then wine – 1.2%, spirit – 0.2%, and other alcoholic beverages – 54%.

Autor: AlkoWorld

16. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

17. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

18. The average IQ level is 76.

Autor: EduKacJa

19. In this country there are 12.4% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 65,079 people).

Autor: Reebeka

20. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

21. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and 120 km / h on fast roads.

22. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

23. In 2013, 41 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

24. In this country, more than 57,600 motor vehicles are registered (108 vehicles per 1 000 inhabitants).

Autor: AutoMania

25. 39% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Autor: Durga

26. In this country there are over 1,350 km of paved roads (0.002% of all roads in the world).

27. In this country there are 9 airports, all with paved surface.

Autor: Marlène

28. In this country there are over 660 km of railway tracks.

Autor: Marlène

29. In this country, over 219,000 (2015) 265 972 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 50% of the population).

30. Around 190,000 (2015) 240,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Autor: NET

31. The national top-level domain is .cv . There are over 1 210 websites with such an extension.

32. The most popular pages with the extension .cv are: sapo.cv, rtc.cv and publ.cv.

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33. The country has over $511 000 000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0043% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Autor: Vinamra

34. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $2,111,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $1,750,000,000 .

35. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 114.2% GDP, or around: $2,406,920,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 125% GDP, or around: $2 187 500 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $4 168.

36. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 of the year was around: $1,617,000,000 .

Autor: Komornik

37. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 28 cigarettes a month.

Autor: VViki

38. The lowest temperature: 5 °C was measured in Monte Velha.

39. The highest temperature: 37.3 °C was measured in Praia.

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40. The average life expectancy in this country is 73.5 years (women – 77.4 years and men – 69.4 years).

Autor: Wilga

41. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

42. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.5 years old.

43. 10 women give birth to 23 children on average

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44. The average age of people living in this country is 24.5 years.

45. The country is around:
160,000 people (30.1%) in the age range 0-14 years.
344,000 people (64.82%) in the 15-64 age range years.
27,000 individuals (5.08%) over 65 years old.

46. In this country, about 10,800 children are born annually (2.0% of the population), and about 3 200 people die (0.6% of the population).

Autor: Sara19

47. Left-sided traffic was in force until June 1, 1928.

Autor: AutoMania

48. In Cape Verde, there are 750 km2 of agricultural land (19% of the country).

49. 54 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

50. Estância Roque is the highest located town in the country.

51. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1975.

52. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 52 days.

53. He joined the United Nations on September 16, 1975.

54. 56% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

55. 845 km2 of the country is covered by forests (21%)

56. The last death penalty was carried out in 1981.

Autor: Statyk

57. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 27.5%, and for companies 25% (2018).

58. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

59. The level of inflation in 2018 is 2%.

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What is the highest peak in Cape Verde?
The highest peak in Cape Verde is Pico do Fogo (2829 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Cape Verde?
The largest river in Portugal is Duero, 322 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Cape Verde?
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What is the national dish?
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Which Cape Verde has national colors?
National colors: blue, white, red and yellow.

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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders the Republic of Cape Verde?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 24.5 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 11,000 escudo per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the density of population in Cape Verde?
The population density is 132 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity, Work, Progress”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 37.3 ° C was measured in Praia.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 5 ° C was measured in Monte Velha.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta