Cape Verde, or Cabo Verde, is a nation on a volcanic archipelago off the northwest coast of Africa. It’s known for its Creole Portuguese-African culture, traditional morna music and numerous beaches. Its largest island, Santiago, is home to the current capital, Praia. Santiago is also home to the old capital, Cidade Velha, with clifftop fortress Forte Real de São Felipe.
August is the hottest month in Cape Verde with an average temperature of 81°F(27°C) and the coldest is January at 73°F (23°C) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in April. The wettest month is September with an average of 77mm of rain.
Cape Verdean escudo average conversion rate
1 verdean = INR 0.72
Shopping in Cape Verde for everyday items can be quite pricey as the majority of products are imported and products are difficult to find outside of larger communities. If browsing the vibrant markets and haggling for unique items such as jewelry, clothing and local handicrafts sounds appealing.
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