North-Eastern Atlantic, Mediterranean and connected seas

Tsunami Information Centre

Cabo Verde

Cabo Verde

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Name of OrganizationNational Institute of Meteorology and Geophysics (INMG)
Name of OfficialBruno Faria
AdressC.P. 76, Espargos - Ilha do Sal
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Recent Tsunami Events in Cabo Verde

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Country Information
Location 15.1111° N, 23.6167° W1
Area 4,033 km2 3
Coastline 965 km*
Climate Tropical weather. Temperatures range between 21°C and 29°C. The breeze blows constantly from the ocean at a relatively low average humidity of 40% to 60%.
Population 494,000 (2012)3
Official Languages Portuguese1
Natural Hazards Drought and volcano2
  •  Sources : 
  • 1 Wikipedia
  • 2 Prevention web
  • 3 UN Data
  • * The World factbook
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