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Cape Verde (Cabo Verde) Guide

Introduction

Located in the Atlantic Ocean, 600km (450 miles) west-northwest of Senegal. The Cape Verde islands consists of Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santa Luzia, Ilheu Branco, Ilheu Raso, São Nicolau, Sal and Boa Vista, Maio, São Tiago, Fogo and Brava.

All the islands are of volcanic origin, the main island, São Tiago, is mountainous, Fogo has the islands' highest peak, Mt Fogo (2840m/9320ft).

Santo Antão has the highest rainfall and is much greener than the other islands and favourable for those who enjoy hiking.

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