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Travel information about Cape Verde
Cape Verde is a nation in South Africa and it is consists of a group of islands of the Atlantic Ocean. The total area is 4,033 sq km (1,557 sq miles) with a population of approximately 526,993. There are nice places to visit Cape Verde like Santo Antão which is great for hiking, Sal for great beaches and resorts and also good for water sports, and Fogo, a spectacular volcano island.
Capital city of Cape Verde: Praia
Closest neighbors to Cape Verde: Neighboring countries of Cape Verde are Senegal, The Gambia, and Mauritania.
Best times to visit Cape Verde: One can go all year-round for there are corresponding activities for every climate in Cape Verde. There are water sports and festivals to enjoy.
How to get to Cape Verde: There are regular flights from USA and Europe to Cape Verde weekly.
Visa requirements for Cape Verde: All visitors to visit Cape Verde are required to have a visa and a passport which is valid for at least 6 months after the travel date.
Currency of Cape Verde: Cape Verdean Escudo is the currency of Cape Verde.
Official Language of Cape Verde: The official language is Portuguese.
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Cape Verde
There is 1 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Cape Verde and 8 on their tentative list.
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.