Cape Verde flag information
Description flag of Cape Verde
five unequal horizontal bands; the top-most band of blue - equal to one half the width of the flag - is followed by three bands of white red and white each equal to 1/12 of the width, and a bottom stripe of blue equal to one quarter of the flag width; a circle of 10, yellow five-pointed stars, each representing one of the islands, is centered on the red stripe and positioned 3/8 of the length of the flag from the hoist side
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Official country name
Republic of Cape Verde
Republica de Cabo Verde (long)
Cabo Verde (short)
Cape Verdean(s) (noun) Cabo Verde (adjective)
Portuguese, Crioulo (a blend of Portuguese and West African words)
426,998 ranked 173, (data 2008)
strategic location 500 km from west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 965 km.
17 municipalities (concelhos, singular - concelho); Boa Vista, Brava, Maio, Mosteiros, Paul, Praia, Porto Novo, Ribeira Grande, Sal, Santa Catarina, Santa Cruz, Sao Domingos, Sao Filipe, Sao Miguel, Sao Nicolau, Sao Vicente, Tarrafal
5 July 1975 (from Portugal)