Cape Verde, also known as Cabo Verde, is an island country located in the central Atlantic Ocean. It is an archipelago of ten volcanic islands and five islets, located off the northwest coast of Africa. The official language is Portuguese and the currency is the Cape Verdean escudo. The population is approximately 540,000 people. Cape Verde is a presidential republic with a developing economy. The capital and largest city is Praia.
Cape Verde has a rich cultural heritage, with a mix of African, European, and Brazilian influences. The country is known for its traditional music and dance, particularly the morna, a style of music that originated in the islands. The economy of Cape Verde is largely based on tourism and services, with some agriculture and fishing. The country has a relatively high standard of living compared to other countries in the region.
Cape Verde has a stable political situation and a relatively well-functioning government. In recent years, the country has made progress in reducing poverty and promoting economic growth, but it still facing challenges such as high youth unemployment, limited access to education and healthcare, and a lack of infrastructure and investment in certain areas.
Cape Verde is also affected by the effects of climate change, particularly water scarcity and desertification. The government is working to address these issues through environmental protection and sustainable development policies.
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