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Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe (São Tomé and Príncipe)

São Tomé and Príncipe

Also known as: São Tomé und Príncipe (Deutsch), Santo Tomé y Príncipe (español), Sao Tomé-et-Principe (français), São Tomé e Príncipe (Italiano, Português), Wyspy Świętego Tomasza i Książęca (polski), 聖多美普林西比 (正體中文), サントメ・プリンシペ (日本語), Insulae Sancti Thomae et Principis (latine)

Continent: Southern Africa

Capital: São Tomé

Population: 190,428

Area: 1,001 km²

Religions: Catholic 55.7%, Adventist 4.1%, Assembly of God 3.4%, New Apostolic 2.9%, Mana 2.3%, Universal Kingdom of God 2%, Jehovah's Witness 1.2%, other 6.2%, none 21.2%, unspecified 1%

Languages: Portuguese 98.4% (official), Forro 36.2%, Cabo Verdian 8.5%, French 6.8%, Angolar 6.6%, English 4.9%, Lunguie 1%, other (including sign language) 2.4%

Neighbouring Countries: Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea, ↘ Gabon Gabon


Circumscriptions (1): Dioceses (1)


Roman Rite (1): São Tomé and Príncipe


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: São Tomé and Príncipe Link Archbishop Petar Rajič (59)

Conference of Bishops: Conferência Episcopal de Angola e São Tomé (C.E.A.S.T.) Link Archbishop Filomeno do Nascimento Vieira Dias (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Inter-Regional Meeting of Bishops of Southern Africa (I.M.B.I.S.A.) Link Archbishop Stephen Brislin (62)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Symposium des Conférences Episcoaples d’Afrique et de Madagascar (S.C.E.A.M.) Link Archbishop Gabriel Mbilingi, C.S.Sp. (60)


as of 2018.10.18

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