Languages of São Tomé and Príncipe
|Languages of São Tomé and Príncipe|
|Official languages||Portuguese (95%)|
|Regional languages||Forro (85%), Angolar (3%), Principense (0.1%)|
|Main foreign languages||French (65%)|
São Tomé and Príncipe has four official languages: Portuguese, the official language spoken by 95% of the population and the Portuguese-based creoles Forro (85%), Angolar (3%) and Principense (0.1%). French is also taught in schools, as the country is neighbouring Francophone Africa and a member of Francophonie.
- Lewis, M. Paul (ed.) (2009). "Languages of São Tomé e Príncipe". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (sixteenth edition). SIL International. Retrieved 2010-01-08.
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