Flag of Cape Verde and pt-CV

Locale Code: pt-CV

The locale code represents Portuguese language in Cape Verde.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive pt-CV locale data for Cape Verde
Country NameCape Verde
Country Name (Local)Cabo Verde
Country Flag🇨🇻
Country Area4033 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)CV
Language NamePortuguese
Language Name (Local)Português
Language Code (ISO 639-1)pt
RegionWestern Africa
Capital NamePraia
Capital Latitude14.93152
Capital Longitude-23.51254
Postal Code Format####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code pt-CV is Cape Verdean Escudo.

Currency information for Cape Verde and pt-CV locale
Currency NameCape Verdean Escudo
Currency Name (Local)Cape Verdean escudo
Currency CodeCVE
Currency SymbolEsc
Currency Numeric132
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentavos


Cape Verde has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-01:00.



Cape Verde is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'pt-CV' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, pt_CV is a locale code for Portuguese language in Cape Verde. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.