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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Sao Tome and Principe

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SÃO TOMÉ AND PRÍNCIPE
SÃO TOMÉ AND PRÍNCIPE

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Sao Tome and Principe - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

239

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

ST

Internet country code

ST

GRC Country Code

SAO

Sao Tome and Principe - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 7th June 2021
   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator).

Sao Tome and Principe - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 7th June 2021
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   14:32  

Sao Tome and Principe - Languages

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The national language is Portuguese External, with some 2 580 speakers. There are 103 200 speakers of Gulf of Guinea Crioulo, and 12 000 of Fang.

Sao Tome and Principe - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in Portuguese. The rules for Portuguese addresses will be followed - thoroughfare type first with an upper case first letter followed by thoroughfare name then number. For more information on thoroughfare types and other address components, please refer to the chapter on Portugal.

   A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Sao Tome and Principe - Postal codes

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São Tomé and Príncipe has no postal code system.

Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code format graphic

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Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code format

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Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code specifics

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Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code regular expression

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Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code level of coverage

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Sao Tome and Principe - Postal code map

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Sao Tome and Principe - Administrative districts

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São Tomé and Príncipe has 2 provinces: Principe External and São Tomé External. Principe is self-governing.

Administrative districts graphic

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Telephone numbers in Sao Tome and Principe

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São Tomé and Príncipe telephone numbers have no area codes. Subscriber numbers have 7 digits since 31st January 2010. Old 6-digit landline numbers commencing 2 now commence 22, and old mobile numbers commencing 9 now commence with 98 or 99.

   Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External 

Every effort is made to keep this resource updated. If you find any errors, or have any questions or requests, please don't hesitate to contact the author.

All information copyright Graham Rhind 2021. Any information used should be acknowledged and referenced.