nCape Verde is a small, isolated island country in the Atlantic Ocean. With an area of just over 270 square miles, it has a population of just under 550,000. The capital is Praia. The country's beautiful, sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters make it a popular tourist destination, particularly among Europeans. Cape Verde is known for its scanty rainfall and its rugged terrain. The main crops are coffee, cocoa, and bananas. Cape Verde also has some valuable natural resources such as petroleum, timber, and fish.nnThe official language of Cape Verde is Portuguese. English is also widely spoken. Religion in Cape Verde is predominantly Roman Catholic with small percentage of Protestants.