Cape Verde Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Cape Verde?
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Last updated: June 20, 2020
First submittedJune 4, 2019
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Capital of Cape Verde
Praia
Largest and most populous island
(shares its name with a South American capital)
Santiago
Most commonly-spoken language
Cape Verdean Creole
Official language
Portuguese
Name for Cape Verde in the above
Cabo Verde
Meaning of "Cape Verde" in English
Green Cape
Population of Cape Verde in the year 1400
0
Currency of Cape Verde
Escudo
Nearest country on the African mainland
Senegal
Cape Verde is one of four "Macaronesian" archipelagos in the Atlantic Ocean.
Name one of the others.
Canary Islands |
Azores | Madeira
English privateer who attacked the islands in 1585
Francis Drake
Until the 1800s, Cape Verde was a supply point in this cruel trade
Atlantic slave trade
Only mammal that is native to the island (hint: think about how it could have got there)
Grey long-eared bat
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Level 80
Jun 30, 2020
This is a good one, though a bit short. I like the hint for the mammal.
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Level 55
Jul 23, 2020
Me too, but Cape Verdean not allowed.