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Map of São Tomé and Príncipe with Tinhosa Grande 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|
|Area||1 km2 (0.39 sq mi) (approx.)|
|Highest elevation||75 m (246 ft) (approx. 50 to 100 m)|
Tinhosa Grande 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 south of nearby smaller islet named Tinhosa Pequena.
Numerous seabirds dominate the islet including Anous stolidus, Anous minutus, Onychoprion fuscatus, white-tailed tropic bird (Phaethon lepturus) and the brown booby (Sula leucogaster) These are also founded on the neighboring islet.
The islet contains dry grasslands and rock ledges up to 40 m (130 ft) high.
Nearest islands and islets
- Tinhosa Pequena, north
- Príncipe, approximately 20 km (12 mi) northeast
- São Tomé, approximately 100 km (62 mi) southwest
- "World Network of Biosphere Reserves". Island of Príncipe. UNESCO. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
- Christy, Patrice (17 March 2011). "Important Bird Areas in Africa and associated islands" (PDF). pp. 727–731. Retrieved 17 March 2011.