List of islands of Cape Verde

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The archipelago of Cape Verde consists of 10 islands and several islets, divided into two groups:

The islands in the Barlavento group are Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal, and Boa Vista. The islands in the Sotavento group are Maio, Santiago, Fogo, and Brava. All but Santa Luzia are inhabited.

Below is a sortable list of the islands of Cape Verde. Population figures are of 2000.

Island Area (km^2) Population  % Density
Santiago 991 236,717 54.5% 238.9
São Vicente 227 67,163 15.5% 295.9
Santo Antão 779 47,124 10.8% 60.5
Fogo 476 37,421 8.6% 78.6
Sal 216 14,816 3.4% 68.6
São Nicolau 388 13,661 3.1% 35.2
Brava 67 6,804 1.6% 106.3
Maio 269 6,754 1.6% 25.1
Boa Vista 620 4,209 1.0% 6.8
Santa Luzia 35 0 0.0% 0.0
Cape Verde 4033 434,669 100% 116.8