Sao Tomé & Principe

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São Tomé & Príncipe

Democratic Republic of Sao Tomé and Príncipe


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Area: 1,001 sq km

Two larger and several smaller islands in the Gulf of Guinea, 200 km west of Gabon.

Population: 165,397    Annual Growth: 1.62%

Capital: São Tomé

Urbanites: 62.2%

HDI Rank: 131 of 182 (UN Human Development Reports 2009)


Official language: Portuguese and three Creole dialects    Languages: 5 All languages


Largest Religion: Christian

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The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of São Tomé & Príncipe.