Etiquette in São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe is located off the coast of Central West Africa and has a population of about 190,00 people.

The nation is a unitary semi-presidential republic.

The official language of São Tomé and Príncipe is Portuguese. The recognized regional languages are Forro, Angolar, and Principense.

Most residents are Christian.

The currency of São Tomé and Príncipe is the dobra.

When greeting someone, be sure you leave time to ask about their family and their health.

Dress is less conservative than in much of Africa. However, dress respectfully in churches and government buildings.

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