Cabo Verde

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About Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde a.k.a Cape Verde, officially known as the Republic Of Cabo Verde is an island country in the Atlantic Ocean on the outskirts of the African Plateau off the coast of Senegal. The island country has been part of the Portuguese ruling.

The Economy of Cabo Verde is primarily fisheries.

Country Facts


Basic Details
Capital CityPraia
Government Typesemi-presidential representative democratic republic
Official LanguagesPortuguese
CurrencyCabo Verdean escudo, CVE
Phone Code +238
Important CitiesMindelo, São Filipe, Espargos, Pedra Badejo, Porto Novo, Tarrafal, Assomada, Ribeira Grande (Povoação), Ribeira Brava, Nova Sintra, Porto Inglês (Cidade do Maio), Sal Rei, Ponta do Sol, Santa Maria, Pombas
National DayIndependence Day (Jul-05)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking137
Primary IndustriesResources,Mineral industry,Transportation,International recognition.
Major ExportsPreparations of meat, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs , Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Footwear, gaiters, Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, Toys, games and sports requisites, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Beverages, spirits and vinegar
Major Exports to IndiaVehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Sugars and sugar confectionery, Ceramic products, Electrical machinery and equipment , Explosives, pyrotechnic products, matches, pyrophoric alloys, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Pharmaceutical products, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch , Mineral fuels, mineral oils,
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, Electrical machinery and equipment, Vehicles other than railway, Cereals, Dairy produce, Plastics and articles thereof, Articles of iron or steel, Meat and edible meat offal, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Iron and steel
Major Imports from IndiaLive animals, Meat and edible meat offal, Fish and crustaceans, molluscs, Dairy produce, Products of animal origin, Live trees and other plants, Edible vegetables, Edible fruit, Coffee, tea, maté and spices, Cereals
Foreign Relations
Trade Agreements with India
Bordering NationsGambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Senegal
Member of(African Union), ( Community of Portuguese Language Countries), ( Organisation internationale de la Francophonie), ( United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for Cabo VerdeHonorary Consulate General of India (under Embassy of India in Senegal)
H.E. Ms Helena Delgado
Honorary Consul
Avenida Cidade Lisboa, Edificio Àguia R/C, Chã de Areia – Cidade da Praia, Ilha de Santiago, Cape Verde, C. P. 263/C
(+238) 2626281

Embassy of India in Senegal (accredited to The Gambia and Guinea Bissau)
H.E. Dinkar Asthana
Honourable Ambassador
5 Avenue Carde,BP 398, Dakar,Senegal
00-221-338495875 , 00-221-338495875

Embassy Details of Cabo Verde in IndiaHonorary Consulate General of Cabo Verde in New Delhi
H.E. Dr. Sanjay K. Dewan
Honorary Consul General
6/24, 1st FloorShanti NiketanNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2411 4292/93 (O)