Sao Tome and Principe


Overview of Sao Tome and Principe

Officially name: Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe

Capital: São Tomé

Largest city: São Tomé

Official language: Portuguese

Government: Democratic semi-presidential Republic


Population of São Tomé and Príncipe

According to the 2010 revison of the World Population Prospects the total population was 165,000 in 2010, compared to only 60,000 in 1950. The proportion of children below the age of 15 in 2010 was 40.3%, 55.8% was between 15 and 65 years of age, while 3.9% was 65 years or older.


Administrative divisions of São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe is divided into 2 provinces: Príncipe and São Tomé. The provinces are further divided into seven districts, six on São Tomé and one on Príncipe (with Príncipe having self-government since 29 April 1995).