Cabo Verde 2001
Cape Verde. In the January parliamentary elections, the former Liberation Movement Partido Africano da Independência de Cabo Verde (PAICV) withdrew government power after ten years in opposition. PAICV received 40 of the National Assembly’s 72 seats. PAICV also withdrew the presidential power in a very even election in February.
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In the second round of elections, former Prime Minister Pedro Pires won with just 17 votes overweight by just over a quarter of a million cast votes over the counterpart Carlos Veiga. New Prime Minister became José Maria Neves.
According to Countryaah, the population of Cape Verde in 2001 was 462,921, ranking number 170 in the world. The population growth rate was 1.580% yearly, and the population density was 114.8963 people per km2.