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  2. Safety and security
  3. Terrorism
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Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 23 Sep 2018.

There is no British Embassy in Sao Tome and Principe. If you need consular assistance, you should contact the British Embassy in Luanda, Angola.

Most visits to Sao Tome and Principe are trouble-free.

Crime rates are generally low, but armed robberies do occur. See Crime.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in São Tomé and Principe, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism.

You should take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before travelling.

If you’re abroad and you need emergency help from the UK government, contact the nearest British embassy, consulate or high commission.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Sao Tome and Principe
Currency: Sao Tomean Dobra (STD)
Exchange Rate: still loading ...
STD
Dialling Code: 239
Drive on the: right
Visitors/Tourists: 8,000 in 2010
Languages Spoken:
Portuguese (official language) 85%


Capital City(s):
São Tomé
Telephone Area Code: +239-11x-xxxx through 14x-xxxx
Population:
Latitude: Longitude:



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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