Provinces of São Tomé and Príncipe

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São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe is divided into 2 provinces[citation needed]:

São Tomé Province (Capital: São Tomé)[citation needed]– The province is made up of the equatorial Atlantic island of São Tomé; it has an area of 859 square kilometres and is home to an overwhelming majority of the nation's citizens with a Census population in 2012 of 179,814 out of the total 187,356.[1]

Príncipe Province (Capital: Santo António)– This province covers the smaller island of Príncipe. Its area is approximately 142 square kilometers and the population at the 2012 Census was 7,542.[2]

Note: Príncipe has had self-government since April 29, 1995

The provinces are further divided into seven districts, six on São Tomé and one on Príncipe.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística, São Tomé and Príncipe.
  2. ^ Instituto Nacional de Estatística, São Tomé and Príncipe.