São Tomé is one of the most populated cities in São Tomé and Príncipe, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in Africa, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 00.10N latitude / 06.39E longitude. For routing in Sáo Tomé, please check the free driving directions Sáo Tomé service below.
When you visit São Tomé and Príncipe, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Portuguese, and the officially used currency is São Tomé and Príncipe dobra (STD), since 1977.
São Tomé, the capital city, has numerous population; 64 000 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While São Tomé counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, São Tomé and Príncipe bear 208 818 sum citizens spreading on its 372,2 sq mi / 964 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in São Tomé and Príncipe is Unitary semi-presidential republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho (Unity, Discipline, Work), while saluting for the national anthem called: Independencia (Total Independence).
Google maps São Tomé, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of São Tomé and Príncipe and the neighboring countries like N/A.
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional São Tomé and Príncipe Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Sáo Tomé and Príncipe
The tiny volcanic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe lie in the Gulf of Guinea about 150 mi (240 km) of West Africa. São Tomé (about 330 sq mi 859 sq km) is covered by dense mountainous jungle, out of which carved large plantations. Príncipe (about 40 sq mi 142 sq km) consists of jagged mountains. Other islands in the republic are Pedras Tinhosas and Rolas. About 95% of the population lives on São Tomé.