Sao Tome and Principe

The island of São Tomé was named after Saint Thomas by the Portuguese explorers who happened arrive at the island at the saint’s feast day.

The cuisine of São Tomé and Príncipe is based on tropical root crops, plantains, bananas, and fish.

São Tomé and Príncipe is in Central African, with a population of 210 thousand people. Its capital is São Tomé, and their currency is São Tomé and Principe dobra. The official language in São Tomé and Principe is Portuguese.

They celebrate many holidays including:

It has no world heritage site but has two national parks:

  1. Parque Natural Obô de São Tomé
  2. Parque Natural Obô do Príncipe

Want to learn more? Check out São Tomé and Príncipe’s tourism website!

Also check out the São Sebastião Museum.

Fun activities to do

To download the flag and map:

  1. Click on the image
  2. Right-click and select Save Image As…

Also try making a postcard and it’s stamp! Try filling in your suitcase for the trip!