Key: 4670  
Country:
Group: Portuguese
Volume: 45
Issued: 823 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 4,033 sq.km; Population - 405,000; Capital - Praia
A Republic, group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal. A poor
agricultural area, not self-sufficient in food, exporting bananas and fish products.
A former Colony of PORTUGAL, overseas province since 1951 and independent since
July 5th, 1975.
First stamps issued in 1877. Indirect UPU membership since 1877, direct since
September 30th, 1976. Annual output about 15.
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Inscriptions
CABO VERDE
PROVINCIA DE CABO VERDE
CABO VERDE etc... overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Africa
CABO VERDE etc... overprinted on stamps of Macao
CABO VERDE etc... overprinted on stamps of Timor
REPUBLICA DE CABO VERDE

Index
CAPE VERDE ISLANDS
      Portuguese Colony
      Independent Republic 1975-
      Charity Tax Stamps
      Newspaper Stamp
      Postage Due Stamps
 
Currency
1000 Reis = 1 Milreis
100 Centavos = 1 Escudo (1913)
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PORTUGAL
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