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Published: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 18:12:43 +0100

Last Build Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 18:12:43 +0100

 



Electric power
Electric power: 230V / 50 Hz [...]



Credit & debit cards
Rarely used. A few major hotels accept Visa. Currency can be obtained in banks from credit cards but charges are very high. [...]



Currency exchange
Available at the airport and in local banks. Currency cannot be reconverted, except in Portugal. There are ATMs at the airport on Sal. [...]



Currency exchange
Available at the airport and in local banks. Currency cannot be reconverted, except in Portugal. There are ATMs at the airport on Sal. [...]



Currency
Cape Verde Escudo (CVEsc) = 100 centavos. Notes are in denominations of CVEsc5000, 2500, 2000, 1000, 500, 200 and 100. Coins are in denominations of CVEsc200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 1. [...]



Shopping
There are daily markets. The Santa Catarina market is held Wednesday and Saturday. Coconut shells are carved by local craftsmen; there is also pottery, lacework and basketry. Shopping hours: Mon-Fri 0800-1300 and 1500-1900, Sat 0900-1300. [...]