São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe consists of two main islands straddling the Equator off the Atlantic coast of . The Portuguese were the first settlers of these previously uninhabited islands in the late 15th century.

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is the capital city of and Príncipe, and the largest city, travel hub and main commercial center in the country. Photo: Chuck Moravec, CC BY 2.0.

is the main settlement of Príncipe Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Photo: David Stanley, CC BY 2.0.

São Tomé and Príncipe

Latitude of center
0.3408° or 0° 20' 26.7" north
Longitude of center
6.7309° or 6° 43' 51.2" east
Population
206,000
United Nations Location Code
ST PCP
Capital
Sao Tome
Area
1001 km² (386 miles²)
Currency
Dobra (STN)
Phone code
239
Internet domain
.st
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399429
Geo­Names ID
2410758
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Also Known As

  • Afar: San-Tome ha'm Prinsipi
  • Afrikaans: Sao Tome en Principe
  • Afrikaans: Sao Tomé en Principe
  • Afrikaans: São Tomé en Principe
  • Afrikaans: São Tomé en Príncipe
  • Akan: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Albanian: Sao Tome dhe Principe
  • Albanian: Sao Tome e Prinsipe
  • Amharic: ሳን ቶሜ እና ፕሪንሲፔ
  • Amharic: ሳኦ ቶሜ እና ፕሪንሲፔ
  • Arabic: São Tomé ngan Príncipe
  • Arabic: سان تومي وبرينسيبي
  • Arabic: ساو تومي وبرينسيب
  • Arabic: ساو تومي وبرينسيبي
  • Aragonese: San Tomé y Prenzipe
  • Aragonese: Sant Tomé y Prencipe
  • Armenian: Սան-Թոմե-Փրինսիպի
  • Armenian: Սան Տոմե և Պրինսիպի
  • Arpitan: Sao Tomé-et-Principe
  • Asturian: Santu Tomás y Príncipe
  • Asturian: Santu Tomé y Príncipe
  • Asturian: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Avaric: Saotomeprincipea
  • Azerbaijani: San-Tome və Prinsipi
  • Azerbaijani: San Tome və Prinsipi
  • Azerbaijani: Sao Tom və Prinsip
  • Balinese: Sao Tomé miwah Principe
  • Bambara: Sawo Tome-ni-Prinicipe
  • Bashkir: Сан-Томе һәм Принсипи
  • Basque: Sao Tome eta Principe
  • Basque: Sao Tomé eta Principe
  • Basque: São Tomé eta Príncipe
  • Bavarian: São Tomé u Príncipe
  • Belarusian: Сан-Тамэ і Прынсыпі
  • Belarusian: Сан-Тамэ і Прынсіпі
  • Belarusian: Сан-Томэ і Прынсіпі
  • Belarusian: Сан Том і Прынсэп
  • Bengali: সাঁউ তুমি ও প্রিন্সিপি
  • Bengali: সাওটোমা ও প্রিন্সিপি
  • Bhojpuri: साओ टोम अउरी प्रिंसेप
  • Bishnupriya: সাঁউ তুমে বারো প্রিঁসিপি
  • Bosnian: Sao Tome i Principe
  • Bosnian: Sveti Toma i Princip
  • Breton: São Tomé ha Príncipe
  • Bulgarian: Сао Томе и Принсипи
  • Bulgarian: Сао Томе и Принципе
  • Burmese: ဆောင်တူမေးနှင့် ပရင်စီပီနိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: São Tomé i Príncipe
  • Cebuano: Santo Tomas ug Prinsipe
  • Cebuano: Sao Tome ug Principe
  • Central Bikol: Santo Tome asin Prinsipe
  • Central Kurdish: ساوتۆمێ و پرینسیپی
  • Chavacano: Santo Tomé y Príncipe
  • Chechen: Сан-Томе а, Принсипи а
  • Chechen: Сан-Томе а Принсипи
  • Chinese: Shèngduōměi hé Pǔlínxībǐ
  • Chinese: São Tomé kap Príncipe
  • Chinese: 圣多美和普林西比
  • Chinese: 圣多美普林西比
  • Chinese: 聖多美和普林西比
  • Chinese: 聖多美普林西比
  • Chinese: 聖多美普林西比教育
  • Cornish: Sen Tommas ha Pryns
  • Corsican: São Tomé è Príncipe
  • Crimean Tatar: San Tome ve Prinsipi
  • Croatian: Sveti Toma i Princip
  • Croatian: Sveti Toma i Prinsipe
  • Croatian: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Czech: Svatý Tomáš
  • Czech: Svatý Tomáš a Princův ostrov
  • Danish: Sao Tome og Principe
  • Danish: Sao Tomé og Principe
  • Danish: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • Dhivehi: ސައޮ ތޯމޭ އަދި ޕުރިންސިޕޭ
  • Dimli (individual language): São Tomé u Principe
  • Dotyali: साओ टोम एन्ड प्रिन्सिपी
  • Dutch: ST
  • Dutch: STP
  • Dutch: Sao Tome en Principe
  • Dutch: Sao Tomé en Principe
  • Dutch: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Eastern Mari: Сан-Томе да Принсипи
  • Egyptian Arabic: ساوتومى وبرنسيبى
  • Egyptian Arabic: ساو تومى و پرينسيپى
  • English: Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
  • English: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe
  • English: STP
  • English: Sao Tome & Principe
  • English: Sao Tome and Principe
  • English: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • English: st
  • English: 🇸🇹
  • Esperanto: Demokratia Respubliko Sao-Tomeo kaj Principeo
  • Esperanto: ST
  • Esperanto: STP
  • Esperanto: Santomeo kaj Principeo
  • Esperanto: Sao-Tomeo kaj Principeo
  • Estonian: Sao Tomé ja Principe
  • Estonian: São Tomé ja Principe
  • Estonian: São Tomé ja Príncipe
  • Estonian: São Tomé ja Príncipe Demokraatlik Vabariik
  • Ewe: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Ewe: São Tomé kple Príncipe nutome
  • Extremaduran: Santu Tomé i Préncipi
  • Faroese: Sao Tome og Prinsipi
  • Faroese: Sao Tomi og Prinsipi
  • Fiji Hindi: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Finnish: Sao Tomé ja Principe
  • Finnish: São Tomé ja Príncipe
  • Finnish: São Tomén ja Príncipen demokraattinen tasavalta
  • French: ST
  • French: Saint-Thomas-et-Prince
  • French: Saint-Thomas-et-Île-du-Prince
  • French: Sao Tomé-et-Pr.
  • French: Sao Tomé-et-Principe
  • French: Sao Tomé-et-principe
  • French: São Tomé-et-Principe
  • French: São Tomé-et-Príncipe
  • French: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • French: São Tomé et Príncipe
  • French: la République démocratique de Sao Tomé-et-Principe
  • Fulah: Sawo Tome
  • Fulah: Sawo Tome e Perensipe
  • Gagauz: San Tome hem Prinsipi
  • Galician: San Tomé e Príncipe - São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Galician: San Tomé e Príncipe
  • Galician: Santo Tomé e Príncipe
  • Ganda: Sanitome ne Purincipe
  • Ganda: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Georgian: სან-ტომე და პრინსიპი
  • Georgian: სან-ტომესა და პრინსიპის კუნძულები
  • Georgian: საო-ტომე და პრინსიპი
  • German: Demokratische Republik São Tomé und Príncipe
  • German: Sao Tome und Príncipe
  • German: Sao Tomé und Principe
  • German: São Tomé und Príncipe
  • Greek: Άγιος Θωμάς και Πρίνσιπε
  • Greek: Σάο Τομέ και Πρίνσιπε
  • Guarani: Santo Tome ha Príncipe
  • Guianese Creole French: Sao Tomé-é-Prensip
  • Gujarati: સાઓ ટૉમ અને પ્રિંસિપે
  • Gujarati: સાઓ તોમ પ્રિન્સિપી
  • Haitian: Sen Tome ak Pwènsip
  • Hakka Chinese: São Tomé lâu Príncipe
  • Hausa: Sao Tome da Prinsipe
  • Hausa: Sawo Tome Da Paransip
  • Hausa: São Tomé lâu Príncipe
  • Hawaiian: Sana Komēʻo Purīnipe
  • Hebrew: סאו טומה ופרינסיפה
  • Hindi: श?ओ टोम? अन्द फ्र?न्चिपे
  • Hindi: साउ-तोम-प्रिंसिप
  • Hindi: साओ तोमे और प्रिन्सिपी
  • Hindi: साओ तोमे और प्रिन्सिपे
  • Hungarian: Sao Tomé és Príncipe
  • Hungarian: São Tomé és Príncipe
  • Hungarian: São Tomé és Príncipe Demokratikus Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Saó Tóme og Prinsípe
  • Icelandic: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • Ido: San-Tome e Principe
  • Ido: Sao Tome e Principe
  • Igbo: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Iloko: Santo Tomas ken Prinsipe
  • Inari Sami: São Tomé já Principe
  • Inari Sami: São Tomé já Principe demokraatlâš täsiväldi
  • Inari Sami: São Tomé já Príncipe
  • Indonesian: Sao Tome dan Principe
  • Indonesian: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Interlingue: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Irish: Sao Tome agus Principe
  • Irish: São Tomé agus Príncipe
  • Italian: Sao Tomè e Principe
  • Italian: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Jamaican Creole English: Sin Tome ah Prínsipe
  • Japanese: サントメ プリンシペ
  • Japanese: サントメ・プリンシペ
  • Japanese: サントメ・プリンシペ民主共和国
  • Japanese: ジェネラル・フォンセコ
  • Javanese: Sao Tomé lan Principé
  • Javanese: São Tomé lan Príncipe
  • Kalaallisut: São Tomé aamma Príncipe
  • Kalmyk: Сан Томин болн Принсипин Арлин Улс Орн
  • Kannada: ಸಾವೊ ಟೋಮೆ ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರಿನ್ಸಿಪೆ
  • Kannada: ಸಾವೋ ಟೋಮ್ ಮತ್ತು ಪ್ರಿನ್ಸಿಪೆ
  • Kara-Kalpak: San-Tome ha'm Prinsipi
  • Kazakh: Сан-Томе және Принсипи
  • Kikuyu: Sao Tome na Principe
  • Kikuyu: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Kinyarwanda: Sawo Tome na Purensipe
  • Kirghiz: Сан-Томе жана Принсипи
  • Kongo: Santu Tome na Prinsipe
  • Korean: 상토메 프린스페
  • Korean: 상투메 프린시페
  • Kotava: Saotomeprincipea
  • Kurdish: Sao Tome û Prînsîpe
  • Kurdish: ساوتۆمێ و پرینسیپی
  • Ladin: São Tomé y Príncipe
  • Ladino: Santo Tomé i Prinsipe
  • Lao: Santo Tomas ken Prinsipe
  • Latin: Insulae Sancti Thomae et Principis
  • Latin: Insulae Sancti Tomae et Principis
  • Latvian: Santome un Prinsipi
  • Ligurian: San Tomè e Prinçipe
  • Limburgan: São Tomé en Príncipe
  • Lingala: Santu Tome mpé Príncipe
  • Lingala: Sao Tomé mpé Presipɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: San Tome e Prinsipe
  • Literary Chinese: 聖多美普林西比
  • Lithuanian: San Tomė ir Principė
  • Lithuanian: San Tomė ir Prinsipė
  • Lithuanian: São Tomé ir Príncipe
  • Livvi: San Tome da Prinsipi
  • Lombard: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Low German: São Tomé un Príncipe
  • Lower Sorbian: São Tomé a Príncipe
  • Luba-Katanga: Sao Tome ne Presipɛ
  • Luxembourgish: São Tomé a Príncipe
  • Macedonian: Сао Томе и Принсипе
  • Macedonian: Сао Томе и Принчипе
  • Malagasy: Sao Tomé sy Principe
  • Malagasy: Sao Tomé sy Príncipe
  • Malagasy: Saô Tôme e Prinsipe
  • Malagasy: São Tomé-et-Príncipe
  • Malay: Sao Tome dan Principe
  • Malay: Sao Tome dan Príncipe
  • Malay: São Tomé dan Príncipe
  • Malayalam: സാവോ ടോം ആൻഡ് പ്രിൻസിപ്പെ
  • Malayalam: സാവോ റ്റമെ ആന്‍ഡ് പ്രിന്‍സിപ്പി
  • Maltese: Repubblika Demokratika ta’ São Tomé u Príncipe
  • Maltese: Sao Tome and Principe
  • Maltese: Sao Tome u Principe
  • Maltese: São Tomé u Príncipe
  • Manx: São Tomé as Príncipe
  • Maori: Ao Tomi me Pirinihipi
  • Marathi: साओ टोम आणि प्रिंसिपे
  • Marathi: साओ टोमे आणि प्रिन्सिप
  • Mazanderani: سائوتومه و پرینسیپ
  • Min Dong Chinese: São Tomé gâe̤ng Príncipe
  • Min Nan Chinese: São Tomé kap Príncipe
  • Minangkabau: Sao Tome jo Principe
  • Mingrelian: სან-ტომე დო პრინსიპი
  • Mirandese: San Tomé i Príncepe
  • Mongolian: Сан-Томе ба Принсипи
  • Moroccan Arabic: ساو طومي ؤ پرينسيپي
  • Moroccan Arabic: صاو طومي ؤپرانسيپي
  • Nauru: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Nepali: साओ टोमे र प्रिन्सिप
  • Nepali: साओ तोमे र प्रिन्सिपी
  • North Ndebele: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Northern Frisian: São Tomé an Príncipe
  • Northern Luri: سائوتومه و پرینسیپ
  • Northern Sami: São Tomé ja Príncipe
  • Northern Sami: São Tomé ja Príncipe demokráhtalaš dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den demokratiske republikken Säo Tomé og Príncipe
  • Norwegian Bokmål: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Sao Tome og Principe
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: São Tomé og Príncipe
  • Novial: Sao Tome e Prinsip
  • Occitan (post 1500): São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Oriya: ସାଓ ଟୋମେ ଏବଂ ପ୍ରିନସିପି
  • Oriya: ସାଓ ତୋମେ ଓ ପ୍ରିନସପି
  • Oromo: Sa’o Toomee fi Piriinsippee
  • Ossetian: Сан-Томе æмæ Принсипи
  • Pampanga: Santo Tome at Principe
  • Pampanga: Santu Tomas at Prinsipi
  • Pampanga: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Panjabi: ਸਾਓ ਤੋਮੇ ਅਤੇ ਪ੍ਰਿੰਸੀਪੀ
  • Papiamento: Santo Tomé i Príncipe
  • Pedi: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Persian: جمهوری دموکراتیک سائوتومه و پرینسیپ
  • Persian: سائوتومه و پرنسیپ
  • Persian: سائوتومه و پرینسیپ
  • Persian: سائوتومه و پرینسیپه
  • Piemontese: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Sau Toem an Prinsiip
  • Polish: Wyspy Świętego Tomasza i Książęca
  • Portuguese: República Democrática de São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Portuguese: Sao Tome e Principe
  • Portuguese: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Pushto: ساوتومې او پرنسيپه
  • Pushto: سایوتومه او پرنسیپ
  • Quechua: Santu Tumiy Prinsipipas
  • Romanian: Sao Tome și Principe
  • Romanian: São Tomé și Príncipe
  • Romansh: São Tomé e Principe
  • Rundi: Sawotome na Perensipe
  • Russia Buriat: Сан-Томе ба Принсип
  • Russian: Демократическая Республика Сан-Томе и Принсипи
  • Russian: Сан-Томе и Принсипе
  • Russian: Сан-Томе и Принсипи
  • Sakizaya: Sao Tome and Principe
  • Sakizaya: Sao tome and principe
  • Samoan: São Tomé ma Príncipe
  • Samogitian: San Tuomė ė Prėnsėpė
  • Sango: Sâô Tömê na Prinsîpe
  • Sardinian: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Saterfriesisch: Sao Tome un Principe
  • Scots: São Tomé an Príncipe
  • Scottish Gaelic: São Tomé agus Príncipe
  • Serbian: Сао Томе и Принсипе
  • Serbian: Сао Томе и Принципе
  • Serbian: Сао Томе и Принципи
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sao Tome i Principe
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sveti Toma i Princip
  • Shan: မိူင်းသူၼ်ႇတူဝ်ႇမေး လႄႈ ပရိၼ်ႇသီႇပေႇ
  • Shona: Sao Tome and Principe
  • Shona: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Sicilian: San Tome e Principi
  • Silesian: Wyspy Świyntego Tōmasza i Ksiōnżyncŏ
  • Sinhala: සාඕ ටොමේ සහ ප්‍රින්සිපේ
  • Skolt Sami: São Tomé da Principe
  • Skolt Sami: São Tomé da Principe demokraattlaž tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Svätý Tom a Principe
  • Slovak: Svätý Tomáš
  • Slovak: Svätý Tomáš a Princove ostrovy
  • Slovak: Svätý Tomáš a Princov ostrov
  • Slovenian: Sao Tome in Principe
  • Slovenian: Sveti Tomaž in Princ
  • Somali: Sao Tome iyo Prinsipe
  • Somali: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • South Azerbaijani: سائوتومه و پرنسیپ
  • Southern Sotho: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Spanish: Republica Democratica de Santo Tome y Principe
  • Spanish: República Democrática de Santo Tomé y Príncipe
  • Spanish: Santo Tome y Principe
  • Spanish: Santo Tomé y Príncipe
  • Sundanese: São Tomé jeung Príncipe
  • Swahili: Sao Tome na Principe
  • Swati: IThome ne Phrinsiphe
  • Swedish: Demokratiska republiken São Tomé och Príncipe
  • Swedish: Sao Tomé och Principe
  • Swedish: São Tomé och Príncipe
  • Swiss German: São Tomé und Príncipe
  • Tagalog: Santo Tome at Prinsipe
  • Tagalog: Sao Tome at Prinsipe
  • Tagalog: São Tomé at Príncipe
  • Tamil: சாவோ டொமே மற்றும் பிரின்சிப்பி
  • Tamil: சாவோ தொமே மற்றும் பிரின்சிப்பி
  • Tamil: சாவ் தோம் மற்றும் ப்ரின்சிபி
  • Tatar: Сан-Томе һәм Принсипи
  • Telugu: సావొ టోమె, ప్రిన్సిపె
  • Telugu: సావోటోమ్ మరియు ప్రిన్సిపే
  • Telugu: సావో తోమె మరియు ప్రిన్సిపీ
  • Tetum: Saun Tomé no Prínsipe
  • Thai: ซาวตูเมและปรินซิปี
  • Thai: ประเทศเซาตูเมและปรินซิปี
  • Thai: ประเทศเซาตูเมและปรินซีปี
  • Thai: เซาโตเมและปรินซิเป
  • Tibetan: ས་འོ་ཏོད་མད། དང༌། པ྄རིན་སི་པེ།
  • Tibetan: སའོ་ཊོ་མེ་དང་པི་རིན་སི་པ།
  • Tigrinya: ሳኦ ቶሜ እና ፕሪንሲፔ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Sao Tome mo Pilinisipe
  • Tosk Albanian: São Tomé und Príncipe
  • Tunisian Arabic: ساو تومي و پرينسيپ
  • Turkish: Sao Tome ve Principe
  • Turkish: São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Turkish: São Tomé ve Príncipe
  • Turkmen: San-Tome we Prinsipi
  • Turkmen: San Tome we Prinsipi
  • Udmurt: Сан-Томе но Принсипи
  • Uighur: San Tomé we Prinsipé
  • Ukrainian: Демократична Республіка Сан-Томе і Принсіпі
  • Ukrainian: Сан-Томе і Принсіпі
  • Ukrainian: Сан-Томе і Прінсіпі
  • Ukrainian: Сан Томе та Принсіпі
  • Upper Sorbian: São Tomé a Príncipe
  • Urdu: ساؤ ٹوم اور پرنسپے
  • Urdu: ساؤ ٹومے و پرنسپے
  • Uzbek: San-Tome va Prinsipi
  • Venetian: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Veps: San Tome da Prinsipi
  • Vietnamese: São Tomé và Príncipe
  • Vietnamese: Săo Tomé và Príncipe
  • Vietnamese: Xao Tô-mê và Prin-xi-pê
  • Volapük: Saluda-Tomeän e Prinsipeän
  • Võro: São Tomé ja Príncipe
  • Waray (Philippines): São Tomé ngan Príncipe
  • Welsh: Sao Tome a Principe
  • Welsh: São Tomé a Príncipe
  • Western Frisian: Sao Tomee en Prinsipe
  • Western Frisian: Sao Tomee en Prinsyp
  • Western Mari: Сан-Томе дӓ Принсипи
  • Western Panjabi: ساؤ ٹومے تے پرنسیپی
  • Western Panjabi: ساو ٹومی تے برنسپی
  • Wolof: Saw Tome ak Preesip
  • Wu Chinese: 聖多美普林西比
  • Yakut: Сан Томе уонна Принсипе
  • Yakut: Сан Томе уонна Принсипи
  • Yiddish: סאַא טאמע און פרינסיפע
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Sao tomi ati piriiṣipi
  • Yoruba: Sao Tome àti Principe
  • Yue Chinese: 聖多美及普林西比
  • Zeeuws: São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Zhuang: São Tomé caeuq Príncipe
  • Zulu: ISawu Tome noPhrinitshipeyi
  • Zulu: i-São Tomé kanye ne-Príncipe
  • Colónia de São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Province of Sao Tome and Principe
  • Província de São Tomé e Príncipe
  • Saint Thomas and Prince
  • Saint Thomas and Principe
  • San Tome u Prinsipe
  • San Tuomė ė Prinsėpė
  • Santo Tomé īhuān Tlahtohcāpilli
  • São Thomé and Principe
  • São Tomé īhuān Príncipe
  • סאא טאמע און פרינסיפע
  • 圣多美搭普林西比

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