Sao Tome and Principe


Country NameDemocratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Short NameSao Tome and Principe
CapitalSão Tomé
Largest citySão Tomé
Official languagesPortuguese
National LanguagesForro, Angolar, Principense
Religion82.2% Christianity, 12.6% Unaffiliated, 2.9% Folk religions, 2.3% Others
  • São Toméan (Sao Tomean)
  •  Santomean
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic
PresidentEvaristo Carvalho
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Jorge Bom Jesus
House SpeakerDelfim Neves
Chief JusticeSilva Gomes Cravid
Total Area1,001 km2 (386 sq mi)
Water (%)Negligible
Total Land Area (%)1,001 km2 (386 sq mi)
Population211,028 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$685 million (2017 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$355 million (2017 estimate)
CurrencyDobra (STN)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity220 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideRight
Calling code+239
ISO 3166 codeST
Internet TLD .st
Political Parties
  • Movement for the Liberation of Sao Tome and Principe (MLSTP)
  • Party of Democratic Convergence (PCD)
  • Independent Democratic Action (ADI)
  • Democratic Movement Force of Change (MDFM)
Independence Day12 July 1975
Tallest BuildingInternational Bank of São Tomé and Príncipe

National Assembly

Our Lady of Grace Cathedral, São Tomé

Supreme Court of São Tomé and Príncipe

Richest PersonsPinto da Costa










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