Religion in Cabo Verde

The March 2016 parliamentary elections led to a shift in power in the Cabo Verde. According to thesciencetutor, the ruling PAICV of Cabo Verde went back 9 seats and had to settle for 29, while the Liberal Party Movimento para Democracia (MpD) went 8 seats up to 40. This gave it the absolute majority in the 92-seat parliament. New prime minister became MPP chairman Ulisses Correia e Silva.

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People in Cabo Verde

Land area 4,033 km²
Total population 583.255
Population density (per km²) 144.6
Capital Praia
Official language Portuguese
Income per capita $ 7,000
Currency Cape Verde Escudo
ISO 3166 code CV
Internet TLD .cv
License plate CV
Telephone code +238
Time zone UTC – 1
Geographic coordinates 16 00 N, 24 00 W.

According to Countryaah data, President Fonseca reclaimed the October 2016 election by 74.1% of the vote against independent Albertino Graça, who gained 22.5%. PAICV was unable to post a candidate after the March election defeat.

Cape Verde Religion