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Where is Sao Tome And Principe?

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Located in the continent of Africa, Sao Tome and Principe covers 964 square kilometers of land, making it the 189th largest nation in terms of land area.

Sao Tome And Principe became an independent state in 1975, after gaining its sovereignty from Portugal. The population of Sao Tome And Principe is 183,176 (2012) and the nation has a density of 190 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Sao Tome And Principe is the Dobra (STD). As well, the people of Sao Tome And Principe are refered to as Sao Tomean(s).

The dialing code for the country is 239 and the top level internet domain for Sao Tomean(s) sites is .st.

Sao Tome And Principe does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Sao Tome and Principe section.

Quick facts

Population 183,176
Density 190.0 / km2 ( 492.1 / mi2 )
Language Portuguese
Independence Year 1975
Capital Sao Tome (Sao Tome Island)
Currency Dobra
GDP 334,902,362 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 1,828 (2014 data)
Land Area 964 km2 (372 mi2)
Minimum Longitude 6.460
Maximum Longitude 7.460
Mininum Latitude -0.010
Maximum Latitude 1.700

What is the capital of Sao Tome And Principe?

map showing the location of Sao Tome And Principe
Location of Sao Tome on a map.

Sao Tome is the capital city of Sao Tome And Principe. It has a population of 53,300, and is located on a latitue of 0.34 and longitude of 6.73.

Quick Facts About Sao Tome, the Capital Of Sao Tome And Principe

City Sao Tome
Country Sao Tome And Principe
Population 53,300
Longitude 6.72732000
Latitude 0.33654000
Elevation 8 meters over sea level

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#1Sao Tome53,300

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.