Trindade (São Tomé and Príncipe)

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Trindade
Town
Trindade is located in São Tomé
Trindade
Trindade
Location on São Tomé Island
Coordinates: 0°18′N 6°41′E / 0.300°N 6.683°E / 0.300; 6.683Coordinates: 0°18′N 6°41′E / 0.300°N 6.683°E / 0.300; 6.683
Country  São Tomé and Príncipe
Province São Tomé Province
District Mé-Zóchi District
Elevation 254 m (833 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 8,392
Time zone UTC (UTC+0)

Trindade (Portuguese for the Trinity) is a city located on São Tomé Island, which is part of the island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the fifth largest city in the country behind the national capital São Tomé, with an estimated population of 6,636. The city is also serves as the capital of Mé-Zóchi district.

Population history[edit]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
2000
(June 16, Census)
6,049 —    
2005
(January 1, Estimate)
6,636 +9.7%

Transportation[edit]

Trindade are linked with São Tomé and Príncipe's only highways linking to the capital city of São Tomé, another linking Neves and Santana and another linking to Guadalupe as well.

International Relations[edit]

Trindade is twinned with:

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