São João dos Angolares

São João dos Angolares is a small town on the east coast of São Tomé Island in São Tomé and Príncipe. It is the seat of Caué District. Its population is 3,605 (2012).[1] The town lies 17 km southwest of Santana, 17 km northeast of Porto Alegre and 24 km southwest of the capital São Tomé. The Portuguese-based creole language Angolar (Ngola) is spoken in and around São João dos Angolares.[2] The plantation complex Roça São João has been restored and is now a restaurant, hotel and arts centre.[3] The town's football (soccer) club is UDRA (União Desportiva Rei Amador).

São João dos Angolares
Town
Angolares (20998698446).jpg
São João dos Angolares is located in São Tomé
São João dos Angolares
São João dos Angolares
Location on São Tomé Island
Coordinates: 0°8′N 6°39′E / 0.133°N 6.650°E / 0.133; 6.650Coordinates: 0°8′N 6°39′E / 0.133°N 6.650°E / 0.133; 6.650
CountrySão Tomé and Príncipe
IslandSão Tomé
DistrictCaué
Population
 (2012)
 • Total3,605
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Population historyEdit

Year Population
2001 (census)[1] 1,862
2012 (census)[1] 3,605

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c São Tomé and Príncipe www.citypopulation.de
  2. ^ Angolar, Ethnologue
  3. ^ Roça São João, www.pousadas.st