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Lobata District

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Country  São Tomé and Príncipe
Seat  Guadalupe
Area  105 km²
Province/Island  São Tomé
Time zone  UTC (UTC+0)
Population  20,007 (2012)
Lobata District

Lobata 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 third largest in terms of population and covers approximately 105 square kilometers. Its population is 20,007 (2012). The district capital is Guadalupe. The municipality includes an islet called the Ilhéu das Cabras. The entire district except for the west is becoming a part of the São Tomé City Metro Area.

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Population

  • 1940: 9,240 (15.2% of the national population)
  • 1950: 8,190 (13.6% of the national population)
  • 1960: 7,875 (12.3% of the national population)
  • 1970: 9,361 (12.7% of the national population)
  • 1981: 11,776 (12.2% of the national population)
  • 1991: 14,173 (12.1% of the national population)
  • 2001: 15,187 (11.0% of the national population)
  • 2008: 17,311 (est.)
  • 2012: 20,007
  • Main settlements and communities

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

  • Agostinho Neto
  • Bela Vista
  • Boa Entrada
  • Conde
  • Maianço
  • Micoló
  • Santo Amaro
  • Notable people

  • William Barbosa, footballer
  • Olinda Beja, writer
  • Aurélio Martins, journalist, businessman and politician
  • Ludgério Silva, footballer
  • Twin towns

    Vila Nova de Famalicão, Portugal - 2013

    References

    Lobata District Wikipedia


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