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Cantagalo District

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Country  São Tomé and Príncipe
Seat  Santana
Area  119 km²
Province/Island  São Tomé
Time zone  UTC (UTC+0)
Population  18,194 (2012)
Cantagalo District

Cantagalo is a district of São Tomé Province. Out of the seven districts that make up the equatorial Atlantic islands of São Tomé and Príncipe. It is fourth largest in terms of population and covers approximately 119 square kilometers. Its population is 18,194 (2012). The district capital is Santana. Today the population may reached over 20,000 and is now becoming a part of the São Tomé City Metro Area.

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The geography includes Ilhéu de Santana. One of the promontories in the district is Ponta da Agulha which is located to its nearby islet of Santana.

Population

  • 1940: 7,854 (12.9% of the national population)
  • 1950: 8,568 (14.2% of the national population)
  • 1960: 9,758 (15.2% of the national population)
  • 1970: 9,697 (13.1% of the national population)
  • 1981: 10,435 (10.8% of the national population)
  • 1991: 11,433 (9.7% of the national population)
  • 2001: 13,258 (9.6% of the national population)
  • 2008: 15,113 (est.)
  • 2012: 18,194
  • Settlements

    The main settlement is the town Santana. Other settlements are:

  • Água Izé
  • Anselmo Andrade
  • Cidade Alta
  • Cova Água
  • Guegue
  • Picão Flor
  • Praia Messias Alves
  • Ribeira Afonso
  • Riboque Santana
  • Santa Clotilde
  • Uba Budo
  • Zandrigo
  • References

    Cantagalo District Wikipedia


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