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Atlas of São Tomé and Príncipe

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São Tomé and Príncipe

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São Tomé e Príncipe

Português São Tomé e Príncipe - República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe

A República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe é um estado insular localizado no Golfo da Guiné, composto por duas ilhas principais (São Tomé e Príncipe) e várias ilhotas, num total de 964 km², com cerca de 120 mil habitantes. Estado insular, não tem fronteiras terrestres, mas situa-se relativamente próximo das costas do Gabão, Guiné Equatorial, Camarões e Nigéria.

English São Tomé and Príncipe - Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

The Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe is an island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. It consists of two islands: São Tomé and Príncipe, located about 140 kilometres apart and about 250 and 225 kilometres respectively, off of the northwestern coast of ► Gabon. Both islands are part of an extinct volcanic mountain range. São Tomé, the sizable southern island, is situated almost exactly on the equator. It is named after Saint Thomas by Portuguese explorers who discovered the island on his feast day. São Tomé and Príncipe is the second smallest (in terms of population) African country (larger only than Seychelles). Neighbouring island nation is ► Equatorial Guinea.


Short name  São Tomé and Príncipe
Official  name Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Status Independent country since 1975
Location Central Africa
Capital São Tomé
Population 157,000 inhabitants
Area 964 km²
Major  languages Portuguese (official) and Forro
Major  religions Roman Catholicism
More information São Tomé and Príncipe, Geography of São Tomé and Príncipe, History of São Tomé and Príncipe and Politics of São Tomé and Príncipe
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==Satellite maps==

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