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What to do in São Tomé and Príncipe: Country that has more bird species per square kilometer than the Amazon

São Tomé and Príncipe is an archipelago located on the west coast of Africa and is the smallest country on the entire African continent. But, believe me, the size does not limit the grandeur of this place!

Our itinerary begins in the capital, São Tomé, where history, culture and architectural beauty intertwine. Afterwards, we will head to the Ôbo Natural Park, a paradise for nature lovers. Príncipe Island, with its paradisiacal beaches and exuberant biodiversity, is a must-see. The coffee and cocoa plantation route and Boca do Inferno, a spectacle of nature, complete our five best places to visit.

The official language is Portuguese, so you can rest assured with communication! The local currency is the Dobra and Brazilians do not need a visa to visit the country.

The socioeconomic situation of São Tomé and Príncipe is marked by dependence on agriculture, mainly cocoa, coffee and palm oil. The country has made efforts to diversify its economy and improve the population's living conditions.


Now, are you ready for the curiosity we mentioned in the title? Yes, São Tomé and Príncipe has more bird species per square kilometer than the Amazon! This makes this small archipelago one of the greatest biodiversity hotspots on the planet.


This shows that São Tomé and Príncipe is a country full of surprises and beauty, both on land and in the sky, with its diverse and colorful birds. What do you think? Share your opinions in the comments!

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