Where is Cabo Verde?

Cabo Verde is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 16.002082 and longitude -24.013197 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 16° 0' 7.50'' N
  • 24° 0' 47.51'' W

You can see the location of Cabo Verde on the world map below:

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Cape Verde borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Pin pointing out the Cabo Verde on a map.

Cabo Verde Related Content

Cabo Verde Key Facts

CountryCabo Verde
CoordinatesLatitude: 16.002082
Longitude: -24.013197
Country CodesAlpha 2: CV
Alpha 3: CPV
Country Flag Emoji🇨🇻
Int. Phone Prefix+238
Capital cityPraia
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area4,033 sq km
Population 2021561,901
World Rank: 166
Median Age26.5
Life expectancy74.1
Major languagesPortuguese
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC-01:00
Internet TLD.cv
Biggest AirportAmílcar Cabral International Airport (SID)
Average temperature27.00 °C
80.60 °F
Administrative Divisions2 geographical regions 22 municipalities
Political systemParliamentary democracy

Cabo Verde Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLower middle income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyCape Verde Escudo (CVE)
GDP in 2020$1.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 172
GDP per capita in 2020$3,064
World Rank: 132
Major Industries / Economic SectorsTourism, agriculture, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesPortugal, China, United States, Spain, Brazil
Top 5 Export CountriesPortugal, United States, Senegal, Angola, Netherlands

Biggest Cities in Cabo Verde

Here are the largest cities in Cabo Verde based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Praia 127,832
Mindelo 70,468
Sao Filipe 22,227
Ribeira Grande 18,890
Tarrafal 18,561
Porto Novo 18,028
Assomada 12,026
Pedra Badejo 9,530
Sal Rei 6,357
Espargos 6,173

Map of Cabo Verde with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region