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Sao Tome and Principe's Quick Facts

Land Area 964 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 964 km2
Population 197,541
Population Density 204.92 / km2
Government Type Semi-Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $694.00 Million
GDP Per Capita $3,300
Currency Dobra (STD)
Largest Cities
  • Sao Tome (53,300)
Sao Tome Flag:
Flag of Sao Tome

The Sao Tome and Principe flag was officially adopted in 1975, shortly after gaining its independence from Portugal.

The red triangle symbolizes that hard-fought struggle for independence, and the two black stars represent the country's two main islands. The green, yellow and black are the Pan-African colors.

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Sao Tome Coat of Arms:
Flag of Sao Tome The coat of arms of Sao Tome and Principe displays a falcon on the left and parrot on the right holding a shield. A blue star rests above the shield and the national motto ("Unity, discipline, work") is displayed on a ribbon below.

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