Sao Tome and Principe profile

Saint Sebastian Fort Sao Tome has several attractions for tourists
  • Full name: The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
  • Population: 172,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Sao Tome
  • Area: 1,001 sq km (386 sq miles)
  • Major language: Portuguese
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 64 years (men), 66 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 dobra = 100 centimos
  • Main exports: Cocoa
  • GNI per capita: US $1,350 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .st
  • International dialling code: +239

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