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Principe Island

Sao Tome And Principe

Principe Island

Príncipe is the smaller of the two major islands of São Tomé and Príncipe archipelago. It has an area of 136 km² and a population of around 6,000 people. It rises in the south to 948 metres at Pico de Príncipe, in a thickly forested area forming part of the Obo National Park. The north and centre of the island were formerly plantations but largely reverted to forest. The languages other than Portuguese includes Principense or Lunguyê with a few Forro speakers.


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