Sao Tome and Principe

Official Name: The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Semi-Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republica Democratica de Sao Tome e Principe
ISO Country Codes: ST : STP
Internet Domain: .st
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Capital: Sao Tome Main Airports: São Tomé International Airport
Language(s): Portuguese Population: 217,164
Currency: Sao Tome Principe Dobra ISO Currency Code: STD
Telephone Dial In: +239 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: Central Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 22,689 dobras (STD) per US dollar (2017 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 12.2% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 66.7% (2017 est.)
Inflation Rate: 7.8% (2018 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 19.10% (2019 - World Bank)
GDP: $904.057 million (2021 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $4,100 (2021 est.)
Currency Name: Sao Tome Principe Dobra
Currency Code: STD
World Bank Classification: Lower-Middle Income Economy

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 22.4% cocoa, coconuts, palm kernels, copra, cinnamon, pepper, coffee, bananas, papayas, beans; poultry; fish
Industry: 10.3% light construction, textiles, soap, beer, fish processing, timber
Services: 67.4%

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Business Language(s): Portuguese
Customs & Excise: Ministerio das Finanças, Comércio e Economia Azul
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: N/A Corruption Perceptions Index: 65/180 (2022 Rank)
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