Ribeira Peixe

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Ribeira Peixe
Ribeira Peixe is located in São Tomé
Ribeira Peixe
Ribeira Peixe
Location on São Tomé Island
Coordinates: 0°5′25″N 6°36′55″E / 0.09028°N 6.61528°E / 0.09028; 6.61528Coordinates: 0°5′25″N 6°36′55″E / 0.09028°N 6.61528°E / 0.09028; 6.61528
Country Flag of Sao Tome and Principe.svg São Tomé and Príncipe
Province: São Tomé
District Caué
Population (2008)
 • Total 543
Time zone GMT (UTC0)

Ribeira Peixe (formerly: Perseverança[1]) is a village on São Tomé Island in the nation of São Tomé and Príncipe. Its population is 543 (2008 est.).[2] The stream name means Fish Creek in which the stream are abundant in fishes.

As is with the south of the island and the whole district, its primarily spoken language is the Angolar Creole (Ngola).

The village forms a part of the Obo Natural Park. n 2007, there were proof that the São Tomé fiscal (Lanius newtoni) they are founded in Ribeira Peixe and in Ana Chaves, based on a few observations that they were 50 examples.

The only football (soccer) club is FC Ribeira Peixe.


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

Further reading[edit]

  • Rare Birds Yearbook 2007