Cape Verde Islands

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a group of islands in the Atlantic off of the coast of Senegal

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Half the size of Cyprus in terms of area, and with half the population, the Cape Verde islands are named for Cape Verde Peninsula in Senegal, the westernmost point of the African continent.
and THE island of Sal is one of the 10 Cape Verde islands, situated some 950km off the coast of West Africa.
In addition, there have been numerous events that have not passed through, but moved very close to, the Cape Verde islands, such as Tropical Storm 3 in 1923, which caused reported damage.
As Balmoral seemed to glide across the Atlantic to the Cape Verde islands off the coast of Africa, there was much excitement from fellow passengers as a pod of whales passed by at close range.
As a native of the colonial Cape Verde Islands, Corsino Fortes elaborates on the landscapes of his home and often mingles the beach and ocean with the body, personifying the islands.
FORMER Celtic star Victor Wanyama has complained to Kenya boss Bobby Williamson after he had to pay his own air fare to Nairobi to face the Cape Verde Islands in today's World Cup qualifier.
This 14-night cruise departs from Santa Cruz in Tenerife and sails to La Gomera before heading towards the Cape Verde islands for Mindelo, where passengers can enjoy the beaches or take a jeep safari through the volcanic landscapes.
The Spanish pope simply cut the world in half like an orange, creating a demarcation line, pole to pole, 100 leagues west and south of any of the islands of the Azores or the Cape Verde islands and granted Spain (or more accurately the joined crowns of Castille and Aragon) all lands west and south of the demarcation line and the other half to Portugal.
The Cape Verde islands are an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean 500 miles off the west African coast.
The football genius, 29, forks out around PS4,800 each time to fly Maria Dolores Aveiro, 58, and her bowling buddies 1,200 miles from Madeira to Boa Vista in the Cape Verde islands.
The former Manchester United star, 29, forks out almost PS5000 a time to fly Maria Dolores Aveiro, 58, and her bowling buddies 1200 miles from Madeira to Boa Vista in the Cape Verde islands.
It all means that Cape Verde Islands will drop to second place in Group B with nine points while Tunisia finish first with 14 points to qualify despite the un-expected result that had the Cape Verde players celebrating their success at the end of the match.
Our latest entry comes from Nicola Wheeler, from Sully, who sent us this lovely picture, above, of herself and her family and friends from Sully and Dinas Powys, on holiday in Cape Verde islands last month.