Cape Verde

Republic of Cabo Verde

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Capital: Praia

Population: 505,000

Land area: 4,033 sq km (1,557 sq miles)

Languages: Portuguese, Crioulo (a mixture of archaic Portuguese and African words)

Religion: Christianity

Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 78 years (women)

Currency: Cabo Verdean escudo

Source: UN, World Bank, BBC