Cape Verde

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The Republic o Cape Verde (ˌ/kep_ˈvɛrd/ (Portuguese: Cabo Verde, pronounced: [ˈkabu ˈveɾdɨ])) is an island kintra, spannin an archipelago o 10 islands locatit in the central Atlantic Ocean, 570 kilometres aff the coast o Wastren Africae. The islands, kiverin a combined aurie o slichtly ower 4,000 square kilometre (1,500 sq mi), are o volcanic origin an while three o them (Sal, Boa Vista an Maio) are fairly flat, sandy an dry, the remainin anes are generally rockier an haes mair vegetation. Acause o the infrequent occurrence o rainfaa, the oweraw landscape isnae parteecularly green, in maugre o whit the kintra's name suggests (verde is Portuguese for "green"). The name o the kintra stems insteid frae the naurhaun Cap Vert, on the Senegalese coast.[1]

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  1. Lobban, p. 4.