Directly on the equator lies the island nation of São Tomé e Príncipe. Here you can find more information about this beautiful country.

Holidays in São Tomé e Príncipe

Tropical islands, wild jungle, secluded beaches and Creole culture. Repeatedly awarded as a top travel destination.

Economy and culture

Internationally recognised top-quality cocoa, culinary delights, chocolate and a cosmopolitan culture from centuries between the continents.

Honorary Consul of the Democratic Republic São Tomé e Príncipe in Berlin/Potsdam


Opening hours:
Mo – Fr 10:00 bis 16:00 Uhr

Schiffbauergasse 15
14467 Potsdam, Germany

Tel. +49 (0)331 20 12 19 0
Fax +49 (0)331 20 12 19 20

The Democratic Republic of São Tomé e Príncipe. Two islands, three languages, one unique country. With just 1001 square kilometers, you’ll find these islands in the midst of the African tropics.

Welcome to São Tomé e Príncipe

Welcome, Bem-vindo!

São Tomé e Príncipe, the second smallest country in Africa, lies directly on the equator. Approximately 30% of the islands are national parks with tropical rainforests. The country has about 210,000 inhabitants, with about 90% living in the north-eastern area around the capital Cidade de São Tomé and only a few thousand on the island of Príncipe.

São Tomé e Príncipe’s main exports are coffee and cocoa, often from certified organic cultivation and of top international quality. The most important economic sector is tourism. São Tomé e Príncipe can be reached from Europe in about 6 hours from Lisbon several times a week by direct flight.


Foto des Bananenstrandes auf der Insel Príncipe mit einem kleinen Ausflugsboot

Just one of the reasons to visit the country: Praia Banana on Príncipe (photo: Thomas Iwainsky)

“São Tomé e Príncipe is a very special country with impressive people. That is why I have been involved here for many years, among other things in educational projects.”

Honorary consul
Dr. Stephan Knabe

Foto des Honorarkonsuls von São Tomé e Príncipe, Dr. Stephan Knabe

Recent news:

New Honorary Consul for Germany in São Tomé e Príncipe

New Honorary Consul for Germany in São Tomé e Príncipe

On 11. 01.2024 Mrs. Kerstin Schulze received her certificate of appointment as Honorary Consul in São Tomé e Príncipe from Ambassador Mr. Gruner. Mrs. Schulze comes from Havelland near Berlin. Together with her husband, she has been involved in the social-diaconal and church sector in São Tomé and Príncipe since 2011.

The best chocolate in the world comes from: … São Tomé e Príncipe

The best chocolate in the world comes from: … São Tomé e Príncipe

Every year in October, the world’s best chocolate producers meet in Paris for the Salon de Chocolate – a true meeting of the haute cuisine of chocolate, connoisseurs and connoisseurs. Once again, several hundred exhibitors from 38 countries took part in this year’s fair. And one winner has already been announced: …