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São Tomé and Príncipe

Pronunciation: /ˌsaʊ tɒˈmeɪ ənd ˈprɪnsɪpeɪ/
A country consisting of two main islands and several smaller ones in the Gulf of Guinea; population 212,700 (est. 2009); languages, Portuguese (official), Portuguese Creole; capital, São Tomé. The islands were settled by Portugal from 1493 and became an overseas province of that country. São Tomé and Príncipe became independent in 1975.
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