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Democratic Republic of
São Tomé and Príncipe

República Democrática de
São Tomé e Príncipe
  (Portuguese)
Motto: "Unidade, Disciplina, Trabalho" (Portuguese)
"Unity, Discipline, Labour"
Anthem: Independência total
Total Independence
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  São Tomé and Príncipe  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Capital
and largest city
São Tomé
0°20′N6°44′E / 0.333°N 6.733°E / 0.333; 6.733
Official languagesPortuguese
Recognised regional languages
Demonym
  • São Toméan (Sao Tomean)[1]
  • Santomean
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[2]
Evaristo Carvalho
Patrice Trovoada
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from Portugal
12 July 1975
Area
• Total
1,001[3] km2 (386 sq mi) (171th)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2016 estimate
199,910[4] (178th)
• 2013 census
192,993
• Density
187.17/km2 (484.8/sq mi) (69th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$685 million[5]
• Per capita
$3,220[5]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$355 million[5]
• Per capita
$1,668[5]
Gini (2010)33.9[6]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.574[7]
medium · 142nd
CurrencyDobra (STD)
Time zoneWest Africa Time (WAT) (UTC+01[8])
Drives on theright
Calling code+239
ISO 3166 codeST
Internet TLD.st

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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