The Regional: Africa: (Cape Verde Africa )

Cape Verde It is a republic located on an archipelago of the North Atlantic Ocean, off the western coast of Africa. The previously-uninhabited islands were discovered and colonized by the Portuguese in the 15th century; they subsequently became a trading centre for African slaves. Most Cape Verdeans descend from both groups. "Cape Verde" (Portuguese: Cabo Verde ) is named for Cap-Vert ( Green Cape ), now in Senegal, the westernmost point of Africa. Source: Wikipedia. Cape Verde Africa Regional.

The Cape Verde archipelago was uninhabited until the 15th century, when Portuguese explorers discovered and colonized the islands, establishing the first European settlement in the tropics. (wikipedia)