Information about Cape Verde
Population: 499.796 (2008 est.)
Capital: Praia (113.664 inhab. - est. 2005)
Official Languages: portuguese
The flag carrier of Cape Verde is TACV Cape Verde Airlines.
Main cities: Praia, São Vicente, Santa Catarina, São Filipe.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Cape Verde in your country of residence Cape Verde, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Cape Verde, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Cape Verde - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: Cape Verdean escudo (CVE)
Time Zone: (GMT-1)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria, Pertussis, Hepatitis A, MMR vaccine