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Cabo Verde

Date: 02/15/2012 Description: Official flag of Cape Verde, 2012 © CIA World Factbook

U.S. Ambassador to Cabo Verde
U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheet

Date: 02/15/2012 Description: map of Cape Verde, 2012 © CIA World Factbook


In a diplomatic note sent on November 27, 2013 the Embassy of Cape Verde requested that the United States Government change the name of the country from ‘Cape Verde’ to ‘Cabo Verde’. The U.S. Board on Geographic Names approved the change on December 9, 2013.


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