Information about Cape Verde: Cape Verde officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. It forms part of the Macaronesia ecoregion, along with the Azores, Canary Islands, Madeira, and the Savage Isles. . Praia is the capital and the largest city with a population of 160.000 (2019). Read More...

Nature Reserves

March 17, 2017

Fogo Natural Park, on the island of Fogo, is one of ten “natural parks” in the country of Cape Verde. The protected area is 84.69 km², which is 17.8% of the total area of the island. 50% of the park lies within the municipality Santa Catarina do Fogo, 28% in municipality of Mosteiros and 22% in São Filipe. 

Monte Gordo is a mountain on the island of São Nicolau, Cape Verde. At 1,312 m elevation, it is the island’s highest point. It is situated in the western part of the island, 6 km west of the island capital Ribeira Brava. The mountain is of volcanic origin, less than 1 million years old. 

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