Cape Verde

Travel to Boa Vista

Boa Vista is a small island paradise in Cape Verde where Portuguese is spoken. You could say that it’s like being in the Caribbean but with Portuguese influence instead. Cape Verde is located off the northwest coast of Africa and has become a popular tourist destination by recently also offering charter trips directly there. From […]

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Sal, Cape Verde

Sal, Cape Verde

Along with the neighboring island of Boa Vista, Sal is the most popular tourist destination in Cape Verde. There are charter trips from all corners of the world as visitors are attracted to the warm climate, the winds that make up perfect surfing and the local seafood restaurants that make it water in anyone’s mouths. […]

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5 must on Cape Verde

5 Must on Cape Verde

If you are lucky enough to travel to the Cape Verde archipelago, there are a number of activities that just have to be experienced. As Cape Verde can boast many relaxing and at the same time adventure-packed activities, here are five of the best tips for a perfect trip. Read about the five must-sees that […]

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Cape Verde flag

Cape Verde Overview

Cape Verde is an archipelago in the Atlantic off the west coast of Africa. White sandy beaches, dramatic mountain landscapes and an often ideal holiday climate mean that more and more tourists are attracted to the country. Capital: Praia Biggest city: Praia State: republic Language: Portuguese Religion: catholicism Surface: 4 033 km² Population: 531,000 (2013) […]

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Mindelo

Cape Verde

Cape Verde is a republic in West Africa. The country consists of an archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean approx. 500 kilometers west of Dakar on the mainland. Consists of 10 larger islands and 5 smaller islands, nine of which are populated. The archipelago is subdivided into Barlavento, the ‘islands of praise’ which consists of the […]

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Landscape on the island of São Tiago

Cape Verde’s Geography

Cape Verde Archipelago is a volcanic archipelago of 4000 km 2 located 500 km off the coast of West Africa. The archipelago consists of ten larger and eight smaller islands. Barlavento (windward) islands in the north are Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, São Nicolau, Sal and Boa Vista. The Sotavento (leside) islands in the […]

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Cape Verde's army

Cape Verde’s Defense

Cape Verde has official public duty for men from the age of 18 with initial service of 14 months after selection. The total force figures for the Cape Verde armed forces are 1,200 active personnel (2018, IISS). The army has a workforce of 1,000 active personnel. The army is easily equipped. Materials include ten light […]

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