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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
Religion
Demonym(s)
  • São Toméan (São Tomean)[2]
  • Santomean
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic[3]
Evaristo Carvalho
Jorge Bom Jesus
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from Portugal
12 July 1975
Area
• Total
1,001[4] km2 (386 sq mi) (171th)
• Water (%)
Negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
211,028[5][6] (186th)
• 2012 census
178,739
• Density
199.7/km2 (517.2/sq mi) (69th)
GDP (PPP)2017 estimate
• Total
$685 million[7]
• Per capita
$3,220[7]
GDP (nominal)2017 estimate
• Total
$355 million[7]
• Per capita
$1,668[7]
Gini (2010)33.9[8]
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.609[9]
medium · 137th
CurrencyDobra (STN)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+239
ISO 3166 codeST
Internet TLD.st

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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