Santana, São Tomé and Príncipe

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Santana is located in São Tomé
Location on São Tomé Island
Coordinates: 0°21′N 6°41′E / 0.350°N 6.683°E / 0.350; 6.683Coordinates: 0°21′N 6°41′E / 0.350°N 6.683°E / 0.350; 6.683
Country São Tomé and Príncipe
Province São Tomé Province
District Cantagalo District
Elevation 177 m (581 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 7,496
Time zone UTC (UTC+0)
Area code(s) (+238) 71

Santana (Portuguese for the Saint Anne) is a city located on the eastern part of São Tomé Island, which is part of the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the fourth largest city after São Tomé, Trinidade and Neves with a population of 6,969 for the town and 13,258 for the district. The city also serves as the capital of Cantagalo District.

Population history[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
(June 23, Census)
6,190 —    
(June 16, Census)
6,228 +0.6%
(January 1, Estimate)
6,969 +11.9%

Sister city[edit]


Santana has schools or collegiates (colegio), a lyceum (middle school), a small gymnasia (secondary school), a few churches, a beach, a small port and a few squares (praças).