Cape Verde Islands

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Cape Verde Islands

Republic of Cape Verde


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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)


Official language: Portuguese    Languages: 2 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

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Challenges for Prayer

There are 490,000 Caboverdians living in migrant communities; the largest are in New England, USA (266,000), Portugal (80,000), Angola (46,000), Senegal and France. Their remittances are vital to those living in Cape Verde. Pray that many in these communities may become true disciples of Jesus and be spiritual and economic blessings to their homeland.

     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.