Tinhosa Pequena

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Tinhosa Pequena
Map of São Tomé and Príncipe with Tinhosa Pequena on the top
Location São Tomé and Príncipe, northeast of the island of São Tomé Island and about 20 km (12 mi) SW of Príncipe Island
Coordinates 1°24′26″N 7°16′25″E / 1.4071°N 7.2736°E / 1.4071; 7.2736Coordinates: 1°24′26″N 7°16′25″E / 1.4071°N 7.2736°E / 1.4071; 7.2736
Area 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi) (approx.)
Highest elevation 75 m (246 ft) (approx. 50 to 100 m)
Population 0
Density 0 /km2 (0 /sq mi)
Additional information

Tinhosa Pequena is an islet in São Tomé and Príncipe located northeast of the main island of São Tomé and approximately 20 km (12 mi) southwest of the island of Príncipe. The islet is north of the nearby larger islet named Tinhosa Grande.


The islet contains dry grasslands and rock ledges that elevate up to 40 m (130 ft).


The islet can definitely be seen from the southwestern part of Príncipe Island and can rarely be seen from São Tomé Island.

Nearest islands and islets[edit]