|The Islands are situated in the Atlantic, 400 miles from the western coast of Senegal. It's first people have been brought as slaves from the
|| African continent from where they started their tragic journey into the new world. Different periods have created a melting pot of races.
||There are 15 islands, six of them still unpopulated. They vary from Sahel-landscapes to tropical vegetation. People of the islands have
||a unique mentality. Their love for music is a basic content of their everyday life. The Cape Verde Islands constitute one of the few contries
||in Africa with a functioning democracy. They are also one of the poorest countries in the world.