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Capital : São Tomé
Language :  Portuguese
Currency :  Dobra
Population : 187 356
Area : 964 km2

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Sao Tome and Principe facts

1. Independence from Portugal was obtained on July 12, 1975.
2. The population density is 171 people / km².
3. The country is 311 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 72%
5. There are no lakes in this country.
6. Full name of the country – Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe.
7. Political system – republic.
8. These islands were discovered by João de Santarém and Pedro Escobar in 1470.
9. The highest peak is Pico de São Tomé, 2024 m above sea level.
10. There is no developed industry in this country.
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11. In this country, postage stamps with the likeness of Lech Kaczyński were sold.

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12. The minimum wage is 750,000 dobra per month (data from 2013).

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13. On the islands of St. Tomasz and Książęca an adult on average consumes about 7.1 liters of pure alcohol per year.

14. The most wine is drunk – 60%, then beer – 24%, and spirit – 16%.

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15. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

16. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

17. The average IQ level is 67.

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18. In this country there are 25.1% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 47 026 people).

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19. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

20. Outside the built-up area, the speed limit on the regular road is 90 km / h, and 120 km / h on fast roads.

21. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

22. In 2013, 33 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

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23. 69.2% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

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24. In this country there are over 320 km of paved roads (0.0005% of all roads in the world).

25. In this country there are 2 airports, all with paved surface.

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26. In this country over 48 000 (2015) 57 875 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 105% of the population).

27. About 32,000 (2015) 52,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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28. The country’s top-level domain is .st . There are over 11,330 websites with such an extension.

29. The most popular pages with the extension .st are: po.st, d-h.st and clasificados.st.

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30. The country has over $63,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.00053% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

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31. Gross domestic product (GDP) is $400,000,000 in 2015.

32. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, or around: $1,025,000,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $13,321 .

33. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $234,100,000 .

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34. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 6 cigarettes a month.

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35. The lowest temperature: 8.7 °C was measured at Monte Cafe.

36. The highest temperature: 36 °C was measured at Sao Tome.

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37. The average life expectancy in this country is 63.8 years (women – 65.1 years and men – 62.5 years).

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38. In this country, women having their first child on average 19.4 years old.

39. 10 women give birth to 45 children on average

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40. The average age people living in this country is 17.9 years old.

41. The country is around:
81,000 people (43.04%) in the age range 0-14 years.
101,000 people (54.09%) in the age range 15-64 years.
5,400 people (2.87%) over 65 years old.

42. In this country, about 6,400 children are born each year (3.4% of the population), and about 1,400 people die (0.7% of the population).

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43. On the island of Saint. Tomasz and Książęca is 487 km2 of agricultural land (51% of the country).

44. 274 km2 of the country is covered by forests (28.4%)

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45. In this country, the formalities related to the establishment of the company last 144 days.

46. He joined the United Nations on September 16, 1975.

47. 38% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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What is the highest peak on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipea?
The highest peak is Pico de São Tomé, 2024 m above sea level.

answer: Marta

What is the largest river on the island of Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipea?
There are no rivers in this country.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake on the island of Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipea?
There are no lakes in this country.

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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Which São Tomé and Príncipea has national colors?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders the São Tomé and Príncipea?
It is an island country, no terrestrial borders.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age people living in this country is 17.9 years old.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 750,000 dobra per month (data from 2013).

answer: Marta

What is the density of population on Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipea?
The population density is 171 people / km².

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What is the motto of this country?
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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 36 ° C was measured at Sao Tome.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 8.7 ° C was measured at Monte Cafe.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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