Sao Tome and Principe

Population: 165,034 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: Portuguese (official)

Background: Discovered and claimed by Portugal in the late 15th century, the islands' sugar-based economy gave way to coffee and cocoa in the 19th century - all grown with plantation slave labor, a form of which lingered into the 20th century. Although...

Currency: dobra (STD, No information)

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