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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe Background Stats

Overview:

Sao Tome and Principe, once a leading cocoa producer, is poised to profit from the commercial exploitation of large offshore reserves of oil.

But arguments have arisen over how to spend the expected windfall, leading to political tension.

One of Africa's smallest countries, Sao Tome and Principe consists of two islands of volcanic origin and a number of smaller islets.


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  • Full name: Full names (translated to english) of the United Nations member states, as of 2014. For a list of full names in the respective original languages of each country, check this link.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Full name The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe 2013

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