What is the capital of Sao Tome and Principe?
São Tomé is the capital of the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe. Located on the island of São Tomé, it is the largest city and the economic center of the country.
Founded in the 15th century by the Portuguese, São Tomé has had a rich and complex history. It was an important slave trade center and also experienced a period of agricultural colonization, focused on the production of coffee, cocoa and sugar.
Today, São Tomé is a colorful and lively city with well-preserved colonial architecture, local markets, museums and sandy beaches. It is also the starting point for exploring the lush rainforests, waterfalls and secluded beaches of São Tomé Island.