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Provinces of São Tomé and Príncipe

São Tomé and Príncipe is divided into 2 provinces :

São Tomé Province (Capital: São Tomé) – The province is made up of the equatorial Atlantic island of São Tomé; it has an area of 859 square kilometres and is home to an overwhelming majority of the nation's citizens with a Census population in 2012 of 179,814 out of the total 187,356.[1]

Príncipe Province (Capital: Santo António)– This province covers the smaller island of Príncipe. Its area is approximately 142 square kilometers and the population at the 2012 Census was 7,542.[2]

Note: Príncipe has had self-government since April 29, 1995

The provinces are further divided into seven districts, six on São Tomé and one on Príncipe.

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  • Paleobiology 1
  • In popular culture 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

See also

References

  1. ^ Hunter, John P. and Janis, Christine M. 2006. Spiny Norman in the Garden of Eden? Dispersal and early biogeography of Placentalia. J Mammal Evol 13:89–123
  2. ^ Horovitz, Ines et al. 2005. Ankle structure in Eocene pholidotan mammal Eomanis krebsi and its taxonomic implications. Acta Palaeontol. Pol. 50 (3): 545–548
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