Cape Verde Islands

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Cape Verde Islands

Republic of Cape Verde

Africa

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Geography

Area: 4,033 sq km

Fifteen dry, barren islands 600 km off the west coast of Africa.

Population: 512,582    Annual Growth: 1.43%

Capital: Praia

Urbanites: 61.1%

HDI Rank: 121 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)

Peoples

Official language: Portuguese    Languages: 2 All languages

Religion

Largest Religion: Christian

Religion               Pop %Ann Gr
Christians484,69894.561.3
Evangelicals33,8406.64.5

Challenges for Prayer

Economic and ecological problems must be wisely addressed. Scant resources were poorly managed in the past, intensifying Cape Verde’s poverty. Pray for government leaders who will make good decisions and develop the economy for the betterment of the whole nation.

     For an additional 2 Challenges for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.

More Information

The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of Cape Verde Islands.