Flag of Sao Tome and Principe and pt-ST

Locale Code: pt-ST

The locale code represents Portuguese language in Sao Tome and Principe.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive pt-ST locale data for Sao Tome and Principe
Country NameSao Tome and Principe
Country Name (Local)São Tomé e Príncipe
Country Flag🇸🇹
Country Area964 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)ST
Language NamePortuguese
Language Name (Local)Português
Language Code (ISO 639-1)pt
RegionMiddle Africa
Capital NameSão Tomé
Capital Latitude0.33654
Capital Longitude6.72732
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The currency used for the locale code pt-ST is Dobra.

Currency information for Sao Tome and Principe and pt-ST locale
Currency NameDobra
Currency Name (Local)
Currency CodeSTD
Currency Symbol
Currency Numeric678
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCentimes


Sao Tome and Principe has one timezone with UTC offset UTC.



Sao Tome and Principe is an island country and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'pt-ST' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, pt_ST is a locale code for Portuguese language in Sao Tome and Principe. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.