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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe
  • Capital

    Capital

    Sao Tome

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:35

  • Population

    Population

    175 808

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +239

  • Currency

    Currency

    Db STD (dobra)

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Sao Tome

  • Local time

    Local time

    18:35

  • Population

    Population

    175 808

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +239

  • Currency

    Currency

    Db STD (dobra)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.06 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    3 200mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    1 001 km2

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    56%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    50%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    50 716

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    mestico
    angolares
    forros

  • Religion

    Religion

    Catholic - 70 %
    Evangelical - 3 %
    New Apostolic - 2 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    90.1%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Portuguese

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    6.8 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.3%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    18%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    97 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    light construction, textiles, soap, beer, fish processing, timber

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    cocoa, coconuts, palm kernels, copra, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, bananas, papayas

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, hydropower

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, hydropower

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    41%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    114kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    169 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    27

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What not to do when visiting Sao Tome and Principe

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t expect on public transportation. Taxi services are widely used - don’t forget to negotiate the fares before departure.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessarily wear expensive clothes and shiny jewellery in public. Keep a low profile to avoid unwanted attention.

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Business & Communication

Don’t expect everyone understands English - it’s not widely spoken. Portuguese is the local language.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Sao Tome is the closest country to the centre of the world map.

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Business & Communication

Don’t photograph the Presidential Palace, military, or other government buildings.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Business & Communication

Don't forget to ask about a person’s health or family when greeting - it’s essential.

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Business & Communication

Don’t try to bargain - it’s not very common.

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Business & Communication

Don’t be surprised by occasional power and telecommunication outages.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the rainy season runs from September to May.

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