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There is a beautiful climate in Cape Verde and locals are frank and kind. The main content for travellers to this islands are peace and relax. The national motto of all Cape Verde people is “NO STRESS”. So no stress, enjoy the joys of life.
The name Cape Verde comes from French Cap Vert which literally means Green Cape.
Cape Verde islands are located in the southern part of the Atlantic Ocean. The archipelago consists of ten islands and five islets.
Division of Cape Verde
- Northern archipelago – Santo Antão, São Vincente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, Boa Vista
- Southern archipelago – Maio, Santiago, Fogo, Brava
The origin of all islands is volcanic – they originated from volcanic activity from the bottom of the ocean.
There is a still active volcano Fogo on the Fogo island (last volcanic eruption was in 1995)
- Capital city of Cape Verde is Praia
- Area of Cape Verde islands – 4033 km2
- Number of inhabitants – ca 430.000
- Political system – republic since 1975
- Currency – Cape Verdean escudo (current exchange rate 100 CVE = 1.1 USD)
Climate in Cape Verde
There is a hot and dry climate on the islands.
In the period between December and June there is a strong wind that brings huge waves in the ocean and fine sand from Sahara.
Beautiful and stable weather is from July till November, more about When to visit Cape Verde and what to do there here.
There is a possibility of occasional rain in this period.
Travelling in Cape Verde is more accessible, and becoming a favourite destination of many traveling agencies.
The conditions of accommodation and the level of services is higher every year and comparable to Europe.
So, you find marvellous climate, perfect accommodation and experience from Africa here.
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