Cape Verde

Cape Verde's flagLocation: Atlantic Ocean
Official name: Republic of Cape Verde
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1975 / 1975
Capital city: Praia
Population: 500,000 / 321 people per sq mile (124 people per sq km)
Total land area: 1557 square miles (4033 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Portuguese Creole, Portuguese (official language)
Main religions: Roman Catholic 97%, Other 2%, Protestant (Church of the Nazarene) 1%
Ethnic mix: Mestiço 71%, African 28%, European 1%
Government type: Mixed presidential-parliamentary system
Currency: Escudo = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 85%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2549 kilocalories

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