The Cape Verde Islands
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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.
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