Area: 4,033 sq km
Fifteen dry, barren islands 600 km off the west coast of Africa.
Population: 512,582 Annual Growth: 1.43%
Official language: Portuguese Languages: 2 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Newer religious groups are growing rapidly. This includes evangelicals, but also marginal groups. The Nazarenes have the longest Protestant presence. More recent arrivals feature Pentecostals from Brazil and the USA. Pray that more indigenous leaders and pastors may be trained for these growing groups. Pray that believers might mature and increase despite poverty and geographic isolation.
For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.
The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Cape Verde Islands.