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Sao Tome and Principe Geography

Located off of the northwest coast of Gabon, the islands of Sao Tome and Principe make up the smallest country of Africa.

The islands are composed of an extinct volcanic mountain range that also encompasses the island of Bioko in the north and Mount Cameroon in the west.

Rivers flow from the mountains, and meander through forests on their way to the sea.

The highest point of the country is Pico Sao Tome which rises 6,640 ft (2,024 m); the lowest point is the Atlantic Ocean (0 m).

Sao Tome and Principe's Information

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Land Area 964 km2
Total Area 964km2 (#170)
Population 197,541 (#184)
Population Density 204.92/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $694.00 Million
GDP Per Capita 3,300$
Currency Dobra (STD)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.