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Cape Verde

Situated off the west coast of Senegal is Cape Verde, made up of ten islands, a paradise hidden in the North Atlantic Ocean, offering sunshine 350 days of the year and reaching temperatures of 30°C during September. These picture-perfect islands belong to the Macaronesian group along with Madeira, the Canaries and Azores. There are plenty of direct flights available from all corners of the UK, enabling you to step off a plane into the ‘islands of bliss’ in roughly 6 hours.

Facts about Cape Verde:

  • Discovered in 1460. Independence from Portugal in 1975.
  • Population in 2016: *539,560
  • Official language: Portuguese.
  • Currency: Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE). £1 = 126.155 CVE
  • Time zone: One hour behind GMT
  • International Dialing Code: +238
  • Emergency Telephone Numbers: Hospital: 130. Police: 132. Fire brigade: 131.

Before you leave the UK, don’t forget to get travel insurance cover for your pre-existing medical conditions. Click here to get a quick and confidential quote.

 

Sources:

http://www.capeverde.com/

*World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision

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