Tinhosa Grande

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Tinhosa Grande
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
Coordinates 1°21′53″N 7°16′40″E / 1.3646°N 7.2777°E / 1.3646; 7.2777Coordinates: 1°21′53″N 7°16′40″E / 1.3646°N 7.2777°E / 1.3646; 7.2777
Area 1 km2 (0.39 sq mi) (approx.)
Highest elevation 75 m (246 ft) (approx. 50 to 100 m)
Population 0
Additional information

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.


The islet contains dry grasslands and rock ledges up to 40 m (130 ft) high.


The islet can be seen from the southwestern part of Príncipe Island, but only rarely from São Tomé Island.

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