Cape Verde

poniedziałek, 18 sierpnia 2014

Cape Verde is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. Located 570 kilometres off the coast of Western Africa, the islands cover a combined area of slightly over 4,000 square kilometers.

Did you know that:
1. The island of Santiago is the largest in terms of area and also in terms of the population. The capital city Praia is situation on this island.
2. It is illegal to capture turtles between June and February.
3. The ethnic groups are Creole (mulatto) 71%, African 28% and European 1%.
4. The languages spoken in Cape Verde are Portuguese and Criuolo. Cape Verde has an exotic unique Creole culture which has absorbed influences from Brazil, Portugal and musical vibes from Senegal.
5. It is said that after 20 years of continuous drinking of the locally produced grogue, it could make you blind

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