Cape Verde. President António Mascarenhas Monteiro was re-elected in February. Monteiro represented Movimento Para a Democracia (MPD).
Prime Minister Carlos Veiga appointed five new ministers in March following the December 1995 election results, when MPD won and received 50 of Parliament’s 72 seats in total.
- ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG: What does CV stand for? In the field of geography, this two letter acronym means Cape Verde. Check this to see its other meanings in English and other 35 languages.
Cape Verde is one of seven countries that are part of the newly formed Commonwealth for Portuguese-speaking countries, the Comunidade de Paises de Língua Portuguesa (CPLP). The Commonwealth shall work to spread the Portuguese and promote cooperation between the Member States.
According to Countryaah.com, the population of Cape Verde in 1996 was 386,173, ranking number 170 in the world. The population growth rate was 2.710% yearly, and the population density was 95.8521 people per km2.