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Cape Verde was probably discovered in 1456 by Luigi da Cadamosto, who at that time was in service to Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal (Henrique o Navegador); the islands showed no signs of any previous human settlement. In 1462, São Tiago was the first island to receive settlers. Plantation agriculture was established by the Portuguese community and worked by African slaves, who were brought in from the adjacent Guinea coast. [http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Cape-Verde-HISTORY.html Read more...]  
 
Cape Verde was probably discovered in 1456 by Luigi da Cadamosto, who at that time was in service to Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal (Henrique o Navegador); the islands showed no signs of any previous human settlement. In 1462, São Tiago was the first island to receive settlers. Plantation agriculture was established by the Portuguese community and worked by African slaves, who were brought in from the adjacent Guinea coast. [http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/Cape-Verde-HISTORY.html Read more...]  
  
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The&nbsp;nine&nbsp;inhabited islands of Cape Verde&nbsp;are divided into two geographical groups, the&nbsp;''Barlavento'' (windward)&nbsp;Islands and the ''Sotavento'' (leeward) Islands.&nbsp;Each of these islands&nbsp;is&nbsp;hosts one or more municipalities, plus towns and parishes; all but towns are as follows:  
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=== Barlavento Islands (island group)  ===
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* Many Cape Verdeans have immigrated to the northeastern United States.
  
==== Santo Antão (island)  ====
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===== Ribeira Grande (municipality) =====
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== Jurisdictions ==
  
Nossa Senhora do Rosário (parish)<br>Nossa Senhora do Livramento
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The&nbsp;nine&nbsp;inhabited islands of Cape Verde&nbsp;are divided into two geographical groups, the&nbsp;''Barlavento'' (windward)&nbsp;Islands (Boa Vista, Sal, Santa Luzia, Santo Antão, São Nicolau, and São Vicente) &nbsp;and the ''Sotavento'' (leeward) Islands (Brava, Fogo, Santiago, and Maio).&nbsp;Each of these islands&nbsp;is&nbsp;hosts one or more municipalities, plus towns and parishes; all but towns are as follows: <br>  
  
===== Paul =====
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=== Barlavento Islands (island group) ===
  
Santo António das Pombas
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'''Santo Antão (island)'''
  
===== Porto Novo  =====
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Ribeira Grande (municipality)
  
São João Baptista<br>Santo André
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==== São Vicente and Santa Luzia  ====
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Paul (municipality)
  
===== São Vicente  =====
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:Santo António das Pombas (parish)
  
Nossa Senhora da Luz
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Porto Novo&nbsp;(municipality)
  
==== São Nicolau  ====
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:Santo André (parish)
  
===== Ribeira Brava  =====
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'''São Vicente and Santa Luzia (islands)'''
  
Nossa Senhora da Lapa<br>Nossa Senhora do Rosário
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São Vicente (municipality)
  
==== Sal  ====
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:Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)
  
===== Sal  =====
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'''São Nicolau (island)'''
  
Nossa Senhora das Dores
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Ribeira Brava (municipality)
  
==== Boa Vista  ====
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:Nossa Senhora da Lapa (parish)
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:Nossa Senhora do Rosário (parish)
  
===== Boa Vista  =====
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Tarrafal de São Nicolau (municipality)
  
Sao João Baptista
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:São Francisco (parish)
  
=== Sotovento Islands  ===
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'''Sal (island)'''
  
==== Maio  ====
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===== Maio  =====
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Sal (municipality)
  
Nossa Senhora da Luz
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:Nossa Senhora das Dores (parish)
  
==== Santiago  ====
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'''Boa Vista (island)'''
  
===== Praia  =====
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Boa Vista (municipality)
  
Nossa Senhora da Graça
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:Santa Isabel (parish)
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:Sao João Baptista (parish)
  
===== São Domingos =====
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=== Sotovento Islands (island group) ===
  
Nossa Senhora da Luz<br>São Nicolau Tolentino
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'''Maio (island)'''
  
===== Santa Catarina  =====
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Maio&nbsp; (municipality)
  
Santa Catarina
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:Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)
  
===== São Salvador do Mundo  =====
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'''Santiago&nbsp;(island)'''
  
São Salvador do Mundo
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Praia (municipality)
  
===== Santa Cruz  =====
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:Nossa Senhora da Graça (parish)
  
Santiago Maior
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São Domingos&nbsp;(municipality)
  
===== São Lourenço dos Órgãos  =====
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:Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)
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:São Nicolau Tolentino (parish)
  
São Lourenço dos Órg
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Santa Catarina&nbsp;(municipality)
  
===== Ribeira Grande de Santiago  =====
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:Santa Catarina (parish)
  
Santíssimo Nome de Jesus<br>São João Baptista
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São Salvador do Mundo&nbsp;(municipality)
  
===== São Miguel =====
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:São Salvador do Mundo&nbsp;(parish)
  
São Miguel Arcanjo
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Santa Cruz&nbsp;(municipality)
  
===== Tarrafal  =====
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:Santiago Maior (parish)
  
Santo Amaro Abade
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São Lourenço dos Órgãos&nbsp;(municipality)
  
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Getting started with Cape Verde research

Cape Verde was probably discovered in 1456 by Luigi da Cadamosto, who at that time was in service to Prince Henry the Navigator of Portugal (Henrique o Navegador); the islands showed no signs of any previous human settlement. In 1462, São Tiago was the first island to receive settlers. Plantation agriculture was established by the Portuguese community and worked by African slaves, who were brought in from the adjacent Guinea coast. Read more...

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Did you know?

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  • Cape Verde is comprised of 10 islands, but only 9 are inhabited.
  • The native language is called Kriolu or Creole which is similar to Portuguese, but is currently not a written language. For writing they use Portuguese and many of the younger generation can speak Portuguese.
  • Many Cape Verdeans have immigrated to the northeastern United States.

Jurisdictions

The nine inhabited islands of Cape Verde are divided into two geographical groups, the Barlavento (windward) Islands (Boa Vista, Sal, Santa Luzia, Santo Antão, São Nicolau, and São Vicente)  and the Sotavento (leeward) Islands (Brava, Fogo, Santiago, and Maio). Each of these islands is hosts one or more municipalities, plus towns and parishes; all but towns are as follows:

Barlavento Islands (island group)

Santo Antão (island)

Ribeira Grande (municipality)

Nossa Senhora do Rosário (parish)
Nossa Senhora do Livramento (parish)
Santo Crucifixo (parish)
São Pedro Apóstolo (parish)

Paul (municipality)

Santo António das Pombas (parish)

Porto Novo (municipality)

São João Baptista (parish)
Santo André (parish)

São Vicente and Santa Luzia (islands)

São Vicente (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)

São Nicolau (island)

Ribeira Brava (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Lapa (parish)
Nossa Senhora do Rosário (parish)

Tarrafal de São Nicolau (municipality)

São Francisco (parish)

Sal (island)

Santa maria.jpg

Sal (municipality)

Nossa Senhora das Dores (parish)

Boa Vista (island)

Boa Vista (municipality)

Santa Isabel (parish)
Sao João Baptista (parish)

Sotovento Islands (island group)

Maio (island)

Maio  (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)

Santiago (island)

Praia (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Graça (parish)

São Domingos (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Luz (parish)
São Nicolau Tolentino (parish)

Santa Catarina (municipality)

Santa Catarina (parish)

São Salvador do Mundo (municipality)

São Salvador do Mundo (parish)

Santa Cruz (municipality)

Santiago Maior (parish)

São Lourenço dos Órgãos (municipality)

São Lourenço dos Órgãos (parish)

Ribeira Grande de Santiago (municipality)

Santíssimo Nome de Jesus (parish)
São João Baptista (parish)

São Miguel (municipality)

São Miguel Arcanjo (parish)

Tarrafal (municipality)

Santo Amaro Abade (parish)

Fogo (island)

São Filipe (municipality)

São Lourenço (parish)
Nossa Senhora da Conceição (parish)
Santa Catarina do Fogo (municipality)
Santa Catarina do Fogo (parish)

Mosteiros (municipality)

Nossa Senhora da Ajuda (parish)

Brava (island)

Brava (municipality)

São João Baptista (parish)
Nossa Senhora do Monte (parish)

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