Republic of Cabo Verde is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. Located 570 kilometers west of the Cape Verde Peninsula in West Africa, the islands cover a combined area of slightly over 4,000 square kilometers. Incorporated as an overseas department of Portugal in 1951, the islands
continued to agitate for independence, which was peacefully achieved in
Stamp on postcard is Cesaria Evora in Bataclan, issued on 16.11.2016.