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Monday, 17. June 2019 at 07:23 AM

Cape Verde Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Cape Verde is (relatively) safe

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Local Situation: 2.0 / 5

Travelling Cape Verde is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 4 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 2.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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Exercise normal precautions in Cabo Verde. Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/cabo-verde-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.
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The Ministry for Foreign Affairs and Trade Promotion advises Maltese travellers to take normal precautions when visiting Cape Verde. The island is prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, with the latest hurricane occurring around 13 September 2018. Maltese travellers affected by such weather conditions should always monitor the weather updates and follow the ...

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/Pages/Travel-Advice.aspx

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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The Canadian goverment suggests: Exercise a high degree of caution.

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/cabo-verde

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 3 - Travel with high caution.
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High degree of caution

This is the general advisory covering the whole country.

Source: https://www.dfa.ie/travel/travel-advice/a-z-list-of-countries/cape-verde/

About Cape Verde

Cape Verde with its capital Praia is a country in Africa (Western Africa), slightly larger than Rhode Island (4,033 km²). The country is located Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal. The climate can be described as temperate; warm, dry summer; precipitation meager and erratic. The landscape is steep, rugged, rocky, volcanic. With a population of about 0.43 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Praia
Population less than one million
Size 4033 km²
Size comparable to slightly larger than Rhode Island
Common languages Portuguese
Timezone Atlantic/Cape Verde with UTC offset of -1 hour(s)
Currency Escudo (short: CVE)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +238
Internet Top Level Domain .cv
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CV
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CPV
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 132