Tome and Principe Map -
Political Map of Sao Tome and
Description: Detailed large political map of Sao tome and Principe showing names of capital cities, towns, states, provinces and boundaries with neighbouring countries.
and Principe Facts and Country
Tome and Principe is an island nation located in the
Gulf of Guinea. The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and
Principe have been made up of two islands and they are
Sao Tome and Principe. These islands are situated about
one hundred and forty kilometers apart from each other.
The population of this nation speaks Portuguese. There
are about one hundred and forty thousand people living
in this nation and they are of mixed origins (European,
Capeverdian and Angolan origins).
In terms of population, this country is considered to be
the second smallest nation in Africa. Plantation
agriculture is an important for the economy of Sao Tome
and Príncipe and these plantations are controlled by the
organizations that are owned by the State.
The culture of the country has been influenced by the
Portuguese and African cultures. Tourists are generally
interested in seeing the architecture of this country.
Some of the places that most tourists like to visit are
the Arquivo Historico, the Santa Se cathedral and the
São Sebastiao fortress. Sao Tome and Principe was one a
Portuguese colony and it gained independence in the year
1975. The economy of the country is dependent on
fishing, agriculture, cocoa and coffee.
The people from Sao Tome and Principe are called Sao