Outline of Cape Verde

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The location of Cape Verde
A relief map of the Republic of Cape Verde

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Cape Verde:

Cape Verdesovereign country located on an archipelago in the Macaronesia ecoregion of the North Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa.[1] The previously uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century (though there may have been earlier discoveries), and attained independence in 1975.

General reference[edit]

A basic map of Cape Verde

Geography of Cape Verde[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Cape Verde

Location[edit]

Environment of Cape Verde[edit]

A satellite image of Cape Verde

Natural geographic features of Cape Verde[edit]

Regions of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Regions of Cape Verde

Administrative divisions of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Cape Verde
Municipalities of Cape Verde[edit]

Demography of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Cape Verde

Government and politics of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Politics of Cape Verde

Branches of government[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Cape Verde[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Cape Verde[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Cape Verde[edit]

Foreign relations of Cape Verde[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

Cape Verde is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Cape Verde[edit]

Military of Cape Verde[edit]

Cape Verdian coast guard ship Tainha (P 262)
Main article: Military of Cape Verde

History of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: History of Cape Verde

Culture of Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Culture of Cape Verde

Art in Cape Verde[edit]

Sports in Cape Verde[edit]

Economy and infrastructure of Cape Verde[edit]

Locals collecting sea salt from the salt flats on the island of Maio
Main article: Economy of Cape Verde

Education in Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Education in Cape Verde

Health in Cape Verde[edit]

Main article: Health in Cape Verde

See also[edit]

Main article: Cape Verde

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Cape Verde". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Cape Verde