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São Tomé Island, at 854 km2 (330 sq mi), is the largest island of São Tomé and Príncipe and is home to about 157,000 or 96% of the nation's population. This island and smaller nearby islets make up São Tomé Province, which is divided into six districts. The main island is located 2 km (1¼ miles) north of the equator. It is about 48 kilometres (30 miles) long (North-South) by 32 kilometres (20 miles) wide (east-west). It rises to 2,024 metres (6,640 ft) at Pico de São Tomé and includes the capital city, São Tomé, on the northeast coast. The nearest city on mainland Africa is the port city of Port Gentil in Gabon located 240 kilometres (150 miles) to the east.
Cities, towns & villages in Sao Tome Island
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Monte RosaSão Tomé Island, at 854 km2 (330 sq mi), is the largest island of São Tomé and Príncipe and is home to about 157,000 or 96% of the nation's population. This island and smaller nearby islets make up São Tomé Province, which is divided into six districts. The main island is located 2 km (1¼ miles) north of the equator. It is about 48 kilometres (30 miles) long (North-South) by 32 kilometres (20 miles) wide (east-west). It rises to 2,024 metres (6,640 ft) at Pico de São Tomé and includes the capital city, São Tomé, on the northeast coast. The nearest city on mainland Africa is the port city of Port Gentil in Gabon located 240 kilometres (150 miles) to the east. Show Monte Rosaon the map
NevesNeves is a small town on the north west coast of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the seat of the Lembá District. Its population is 4,107 (2008 est.). It is the site of a deep-water port that was jointly constructed with Nigeria. Neves is home to some of the few industrial facilities on the island, such as a brewery and a restaurant. Neves is the site of a power plant fueled by natural gas and solar energy. The plant was built by a consortium from Angola in 2014. It is capable of producing 30 megawatts of gas power and an additional 5 megawatts of solar power. Show Neveson the map
Ribeira AfonsoRibeira Afonso is a village on the eastern coast of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 1,621 (2008 est.). The settlement is named after a nearby stream which flows into the town. It empties into the gulf between Praia da Colónia Açoriana and Praia do Morrão. The area of Colónia Açoriana, its first inhabitants came from Portugal's Azores Islands in the North Atlantic, give its name to the other settlement and the beach. Show Ribeira Afonsoon the map
N’zumbiPorto Alegre (Portuguese for \"Happy Port\") is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 525 (2008 est.). The locality Alto Douro lies 2.5 km north of Porto Alegre. The village is the southernmost on the island and is in the southernmost terminus of the main road connecting to São Tome through the island's eastern part. 3 km south is the equator. Show N’zumbion the map
EnjalePorto Alegre (Portuguese for \"Happy Port\") is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 525 (2008 est.). The locality Alto Douro lies 2.5 km north of Porto Alegre. The village is the southernmost on the island and is in the southernmost terminus of the main road connecting to São Tome through the island's eastern part. 3 km south is the equator. Show Enjaleon the map
HenriquePorto Alegre (Portuguese for \"Happy Port\") is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 525 (2008 est.). The locality Alto Douro lies 2.5 km north of Porto Alegre. The village is the southernmost on the island and is in the southernmost terminus of the main road connecting to São Tome through the island's eastern part. 3 km south is the equator. Show Henriqueon the map
Água-CôcoPorto Alegre (Portuguese for \"Happy Port\") is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 525 (2008 est.). The locality Alto Douro lies 2.5 km north of Porto Alegre. The village is the southernmost on the island and is in the southernmost terminus of the main road connecting to São Tome through the island's eastern part. 3 km south is the equator. Show Água-Côcoon the map
Dona EugéniaSão João dos Angolares is a small town on the east coast of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the seat of the Caué District. Its population is 2,132 (2008 est.). The townspeople speak Angolar (Ngola), a unique creole language. Nearby localities include Granja. Its football (soccer) club is UDRA (União Desportiva Rei Amador). Show Dona Eugéniaon the map
Santa JosefinaSanta Josefina (Portuguese for Saint Josephine) is a village in the southern part of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 17 (2008 est.). 2 km south is the southernmost point of the island and approximately 5 km south is the Equator. Show Santa Josefinaon the map
Santo AmaroSanto Amaro is a town in São Tomé and Príncipe. It is located in Lobata District, northern São Tomé Island. Its population is 563 (2008 est.). Nearby places includes Laranjeiras, Desejada, Aguâ Casada, Bela Vista and Nova Cintra (or Nova Sintra). Show Santo Amaroon the map
BlubluBlublu is a small village on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 5 (2008 est.). The name sounds like \"blue blue\" in English, as the Portuguese word for blue is \"azul\", its etymology of Blublu is mainly of Angolan origin. Show Blubluon the map
SantanaSantana (Portuguese for Saint Anne) is a town located on the eastern coast of São Tomé Island, which is part of the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the seat of Cantagalo District. Its population is 628 (2008 est.). Show Santanaon the map
TrindadeTrindade (Portuguese for the Trinity) is a town located on São Tomé Island, which is part of the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 1,187 (2008 est.). It is the capital of Mé-Zóchi District. Show Trindadeon the map
LemosLemos is a village on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 218 (2008 est.). It is 2 km east of Trindade. Nearest neighborhoods and settlements includes Favorita and Amélia. Show Lemoson the map
São ToméSão Tomé is the capital city of São Tomé and Príncipe and is by far the nation's largest town. Its name is Portuguese for \"Saint Thomas\". The population of its agglomeration is 56,945 (2008 est.). Show São Toméon the map
Caixão GrandeCaixão Grande is a town on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 1,014 (2008 est.). It is located roughly south and southwest of the national capital Show Caixão Grandeon the map
Santa CatarinaSanta Catarina (Portuguese for Saint Catherine) is a village on the western coast of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 1,470 (2008 est.). Show Santa Catarinaon the map
Santa CruzSanta Cruz is a hamlet on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe, it is located between Belmonte and Madalena. Its population is 129 (2008 est.). Show Santa Cruzon the map
Santa ClotildeSanta Clotilde (Portuguese for Saint Clotilde) is a village in the eastern part of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 127 (2008 est.). Show Santa Clotildeon the map
M. AliceAlice is a village on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 13 (2008 est.). Show M. Aliceon the map
Ponta FigoPonta Figo is a village on São Tomé Island. It is 2 km south from Neves. Its population is 693 (2008 est.). Show Ponta Figoon the map
GraçaQuinta da Graça is a village on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 98 (2008 est.). Show Graçaon the map
Dona AugustaDona Augusta is a village on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 191 (2008 est.). Show Dona Augustaon the map
Água IzéÁgua Izé is a village on São Tomé Island. Its population is 1,190 (2008 est.). Show Água Izéon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Sao Tome Island
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São ToméSão Tomé Island, at 854 km2 (330 sq mi), is the largest island of São Tomé and Príncipe and is home to about 157,000 or 96% of the nation's population. This island and smaller nearby islets make up São Tomé Province, which is divided into six districts. The main island is located 2 km (1¼ miles) north of the equator. It is about 48 kilometres (30 miles) long (North-South) by 32 kilometres (20 miles) wide (east-west). It rises to 2,024 metres (6,640 ft) at Pico de São Tomé and includes the capital city, São Tomé, on the northeast coast. The nearest city on mainland Africa is the port city of Port Gentil in Gabon located 240 kilometres (150 miles) to the east.Show on map
Lobata DistrictLobata is a district of São Tomé Province. Out of the seven districts that make up the equatorial Atlantic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, it is third largest in terms of population and covers approximately 105 square kilometers. Its population is 17,311 (2008 est.). The district capital is Guadalupe. The municipality includes an islet called the Ilhéu das Cabras.Show on map
Lemba DistrictLembá is a district of São Tomé Province. It is one of the seven districts that make up the equatorial Atlantic island group of São Tomé and Príncipe. Itis the second largest in terms of area covering approximately 230 square kilometers. Its population is 12,331 (2008 est.). The district capital is Neves.Show on map
Different buildings in Sao Tome Island
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Porto Alegre AirportSalgado Filho International Airport (IATA: POA, ICAO: SBPA) is the airport serving Porto Alegre, Brazil. It is named after the Senator and first Minister of the Brazilian Air Force Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho (1888–1950).It is operated by Infraero.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Sao Tome Island
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Água GrandeÁgua Grande is a district of São Tomé Province. Its capital, São Tomé, is also the provincial capital of São Tomé, and national capital of the equatorial Atlantic island nation of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe. Covering only 17 km2 (7 sq mi), it is the smallest of the nation's seven districts in terms of area, but the largest in population with 59,144 residents (2008 est.).Show on map
Ribeira PeixeRibeira Peixe (formerly: Perseverança) is a village on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 543 (2008 est.).Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Sao Tome Island
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Pico de São ToméPico de São Tomé is the highest mountain in São Tomé and Príncipe at 2,024 metres. It lies just west of the centre of São Tomé Island in the Obo National Park. The second highest point, Pico Ana Chaves, lies to its south east. The mountain is forested and accessible only on foot.Show on map
Ilha de São ToméSaint Thomas (Spanish: Santo Tomás; Dutch: Sint-Thomas; Danish: Sankt Thomas) is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea and, together with St. John and Water Island, forms a county and constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States. Located on the island is the territorial capital and port of Charlotte Amalie. As of the 2010 census, the population of Saint Thomas was 51,634 about 48.5% of the US Virgin Islands total. The district has a land area of 31.24 square miles (80.9 km2).Show on map
Ilhéu Gago CoutinhoIlhéu das Rolas is an islet in São Tomé and Príncipe, in Africa. The island lies on the equator, off the southern tip of São Tomé Island. It is in the Caué District of São Tomé Province. The island is home to a small resort, the Pestana Equador. The main and dominant economic activity is tourism, related mainly to the resort. A permanent population of approximately 200 people works in the island's tourism sector. The island can only be accessed by boat departing from São Tomé Island.Show on map
Praia PantufoPantufo or Pantufu is a town in the Água Grande District of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is located 5km south from the capital São Tomé. Its population is 1,119 (2008 est.). It is considered the only urban settlement in the country, apart from the capital. The origin of the name is of Angolan origin. Tourism is the main industry, its location is 6 km south of the São Tomé International Airport.Show on map
Pico Cão GrandeThe Pico Cão Grande (Great Dog Peak) is a landmark needle-shaped volcanic plug peak in São Tomé and Príncipe, in the south of São Tomé Island in Obo National Park. It rises dramatically over 370 m (1,000 ft) above the surrounding terrain and the summit is 668 m (2,175 ft) above sea level.Show on map
Ilhéu das CabrasIlhéu das Cabras is an island in the Gulf of Guinea. It is one of the smaller islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. The islet is located near the north coast of the island of São Tomé, 8 km north of the city of São Tomé.Show on map