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Sao Tome and Principe

Sao Tome and Principe You will find this fairy-tale island in the Gulf of Guinea, full of tropical jungles, rainforests, volcanic mountains, and of course the most beautiful beaches where you can enjoy the sun and relax. Beeing a former Portuguese colony, you will be able to indulge in a feest of exotic flavours blending with delicious aromas.

Area: 1000 Km²
Population: 165.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 165 pop/Km²

System of government: Republic
Capital: São Tomé (43.000 pop.)
Major cities: Santo Antonio 5000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Creole, African
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Pico de São Tomé 2024 m
Principal rivers: -
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: São Tomé 836 Km², Principe 128 Km²
Climate: Equatorial

Language: Portuguese
Religion: Christian 80%, Indigenous Beliefs 20%
Currency: Dobra (STD)

Fixed public holidays: 3/2, 12/7, 25/12
Dialling code: 00239
GMT: 0

World Heritage List: -