Sao Tome & Principe
Sao Tome & Principe, in English: Saint Thomas & Prince, is a beautiful nation that includes two islands in the Gulf of Guinea. The people there come from several different tribes who all have their own rich and vibrant folklore. The main language is Portugese, but Sao Tome & Principe is home to three local dialects classified as dying languages. The country has an endless supply of natural beauty: coral reefs, rainforests, mountains, waterfalls, and gorgeous beaches. It is the second smallest African country with a population of just about 188,000 people. Sao Tome & Principe is a hot spot for endemic bird and plant life giving it a huge untapped potential for eco-turism. The country was discovered by Portugal in 1471 and remained a colony of Portugal until they took independance in July 12th, 1975. In 1990 Sao Tome & Principe became one of the first countries in Africa adopt democratic reform to include democratic elections.
Sao Tome & Principe is a third world country and recieves foreign aid money from the UN, the EU, Taiwan, Portugal, and the African Developement Bank. For more information on Sao Tome & Principe visit the Sao Tome & Principe Wikipedia page or contact us!