Pagué District

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Pagué
District
Location within São Tomé and Príncipe
Location within São Tomé and Príncipe
Coordinates: 1°37′N 7°24′E / 1.617°N 7.400°E / 1.617; 7.400Coordinates: 1°37′N 7°24′E / 1.617°N 7.400°E / 1.617; 7.400
Country São Tomé and Príncipe
Province/Island Príncipe
Seat Santo António
Area
 • Total 142 km2 (55 sq mi)
Highest elevation 948 m (3,110 ft)
Population (2008)
 • Total 6,801
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC (UTC+0)

Pagué is the single district of Príncipe Province. Out of the seven districts that make up the equatorial Atlantic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe, its population is one of the smallest: 6,801 (2008 est.).[1] Its capital, Santo António, is also the provincial capital of Príncipe. This district as well as the province includes several small islands around the island of Príncipe. The Obo National Park covers the southern part of the island.

Population[edit]

  • 1940 3,124 (5.2% of the national population)
  • 1950 4,402 (7.3% of the national population)
  • 1960 4,544 (7.1% of the national population)
  • 1970 4,593 (6.2% of the national population)
  • 1981 5,255 (5.4% of the national population)
  • 1991 5,471 (4.7% of the national population)
  • 2001 5,966 (4.3% of the national population)

Settlements[edit]

The main settlement is the town Santo António. Other settlements are:

Persons[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ INE, Evolução da população São-Tomense por localidades, 2001/2007-08