Cape Verde Facts
Government Type: Republic
Total Area: 1,557 Square Miles
4,033 Square Kilometers
Location: Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal
Language: Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)
Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words).
The Cape Verde People
Crioulo (creole) is widely spoken even though Portuguese is the official language. Women play an important role in passing the language from one generation to the next.
Where to find more out about Cape Verde
Cape Verde Government Official Site