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A traveler strolls along Sao Tome and Principe's pristine Praia Emilia, with golden sands, palm trees and turquoise waves touching the shore
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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe is an African island nation located to the west of Gabon. It's the second-smallest African country after Seychelles. Sao Tome and Principe gained independence from Portugal in 1975.

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