Cape Verdes history

Antarctic Peninsula

Region: Antarctica

Destinations: Cape Verde

​The history of Cape Verde was often dramatic with stories of discoveries, colonisation, slavery, trade, wars, droughts, emigration and music. The population is a mix of Portuguese and African. The number of inhabitants on all the islands together is around 500.000.

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