Cape Verde

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Cape Verde Islands were discovered in 1460 by Diogo Gomes, the first settlers arriving in 1462. In 1587 its administration was unified under a Portuguese governor.

República de Cabo Verde

Books of Reference

  1. Annuuário Estatistico de Cabo Verde. Praia. AnnualGoogle Scholar
  2. Cabo Verde. Agência-Geral do Ultramar. Lisbon, 1961Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Paxton

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