Cape Verde: The Islands are an archipelago of ten islands, located off the coast of West Africa. This is one of the smallest countries of Africa. The population is mostly Creole; literacy is 85%. The official language is Portuguese, while Cape Verdean Creole is the everyday language.
Portuguese (Português) is a Romance language spoken by about 220 million people mainly in Portugal and Brazil (Brasil), and also in Angola, Mozambique (Moçambique), Cape Verde (Cabo Verde), Guinea-Bissau (Guiné-Bissau), São Tomé e Principe, East Timor (Timor-Leste), Equatorial Guinea and Macau. There are also communities of Portuguese speakers in Goa, Daman and Diu in India, and in Malacca in Malaysia. (...)
Cape Verde is an island located in western Africa, near Senegal. Cape Verde is divided in 10 little islands and the capital of Cape Verde is called Praia. The language that is spoken are Portuguese and Criolo(a combination of African and Portuguese language)
'Nearly everyone speaks Crioulo, an Africanised Creole Portuguese. Portuguese (the official language) is spoken fluently by most townspeople but is not well understood in outlying villages.' Cape Verde: the Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com
Pray for Cape Verde with this short video: http://www.prayercast.com/cape-verde.html • Pray for Cape Verdeans to become mature disciples of Jesus who renounce syncretism. • Pray for wise government initiatives that will assist the poor and bring economic stability. • Pray for more Creole-language Christian literature to be made available to believers. http://www.operationworld.org/cape
Cape Verde,Total area: 1,556 sq mi (4,030 sq km) Population (2012 est.): 523,568 (growth rate: 1.43%), life expectancy: 71; density per sq km: 105 Capital and largest city (2009 est.): Praia, 125,000 Other large city: Mindelo, 66,100. BIBLE IN MY LANGUAGE