Porto Alegre, São Tomé and Príncipe

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Porto Alegre
Village
Porto Alegre is located in São Tomé
Porto Alegre
Porto Alegre
Location on São Tomé Island
Coordinates: 0°2′N 6°32′E / 0.033°N 6.533°E / 0.033; 6.533Coordinates: 0°2′N 6°32′E / 0.033°N 6.533°E / 0.033; 6.533
Country  São Tomé and Príncipe
Province São Tomé
District Caué
Population (2008)
 • Total 525
Time zone UTC (UTC+0)

Porto Alegre (Portuguese for "Happy Port") is a village in Caué District on São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 525 (2008 est.).[1] The locality Alto Douro lies 2.5 km north of Porto Alegre.

The village is the southernmost on the island and is in the southernmost terminus of the main road connecting to São Tome through the island's eastern part. 3 km south is the equator.

References[edit]

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