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Islands in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of west Africa, ruled since 1975 by the República de Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an archipelago and island country in the central Atlantic Ocean, consisting of ten volcanic islands with a combined land area of about 4,033 km². These islands lie between 600 and 850 km west of Cap-Vert, the westernmost point of continental Africa.

Geographical type: Archipelago

Latitude: 15.11° N — Longitude: 23.62° W

Area: 4,033 km²

ISO 3166-2 code: CV

Measures of Freedom

Cabo Verde: Country Profile | Freedom House, Freedom in the World 2022
Status: Free, Total score: 92/100, Political rights: 38/40, Civil liberties: 54/60
Cabo Verde is a stable democracy with competitive elections and periodic transfers of power between rival parties. Civil liberties are generally protected, but access to justice is impaired by an overburdened court system, and crime remains a concern. Other outstanding problems include persistent inequities for women and migrant workers.
Level of Economic Freedom | Fraser Institute, Economic Freedom of the World
2020: 7.60, Rank: 30

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Cape Verde" as of 19 Nov 2022, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.