Official English Name: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
Official Local Name(s): República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe
Common English Name: São Tomé and Príncipe
Capital: São Tomé

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Official Language(s)

Portuguese
Secondary Languages: Forro, Cabo Verdian, French, Angolar, English

Resources

Fish, Hydropower

Neighbors

None (Island)

Ethnic groups

Mestico (89.2%), Angolar (3.7%), Cape Verdean (2.8%), Fang (1.2%), Principense (1.1%)

People

Est. Population:

197,541

Demonym:

São Toméan

Religions:

Catholic (55.7%)
Adventist (4.1%)
Assembly of God (3.4%)
New Apostolic (2.9%)
Mana (2.3%)

Largest City:

São Tomé (71,000)

Geography

Region:

Central Africa

Bodies of Water:

Atlantic Ocean (Surrounded)

Total Area:

964 km2 (100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

0 km

Total Coastline:

209 km

Climate

Tropical

Terrain:

Volcanic
Mountainous

Highest Point

Pico de São Tomé (2,024 m)

Lowest Point

Sea Level

Government

Type:

Republic

Heads of State:

President Evaristo Carvalho

Head of Government:

Prime Minister Jorge Bom Jesus

Admin. Divisions

2 Provinces

Independence:

12 July 1975 (from Portugal)

Nat'l Symbol:

Palm tree

Nat'l Anthem:

Independência total

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$3,200 (USD)

Currency

Db (Dobra)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = Db (Dobra)21,067.09

Communication

Internet Code

.st

Telephone Code

+239

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Cultural Notes

Tchiloli is a sort of musical dance that tells a dramatic story.

Sources

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/tp.html (Majority of information)
https://joshuaproject.net/countries/TP (Ethnic data)
Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)
Information accurate to best of ability as of 28 November 2016