Santo antonio

santo antonio

What does Santo António mean?

Santo António (Portuguese for Saint Anthony ), also known as Santo António do Príncipe, is the main settlement of the island of Príncipe in São Tomé and Príncipe. It lies on the north east coast.

What is the population of Santo António?

(2012) Santo António (Portuguese for Saint Anthony), also known as Santo António do Príncipe, is the main settlement of the island of Príncipe in São Tomé and Príncipe. It lies on the north east coast. It is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Príncipe. Its population is 2,620 (2012), about 35% of the islands population.

What does Vila Real de Santo António mean?

Vila Real de Santo António ( Portuguese pronunciation: [ˈvilɐ ʁiˈal dɨ ˈsɐ̃tu ɐ̃ˈtɔni.u], often run together as [ˈvilɐ ʁiˈal dɨ ˌsɐ̃tɐ̃ˈtɔnju] ( listen)) is a city, civil parish, and municipality in the Algarve, Portugal. The population in 2011 was 19,156, in an area of 61.25 km 2.

Who is St Anthony of Lisbon?

It is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Lisbon (also known in the Christian world as Saint Anthony of Padua ). According to tradition, the church was built on the site where the saint was born, in 1195.

What does Santo Anto stand for?

Santo António (Portuguese for Saint Anthony ), also known as Santo António do Príncipe, is the main settlement of the island of Príncipe in São Tomé and Príncipe. It lies on the north east coast. It is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Príncipe.

What does San Antonio mean?

San Antonio ( / ˌsæn ænˈtoʊnioʊ /; Spanish for Saint Anthony ), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh-most populous city in the United States, and the second-most populous city in Texas with 1,547,253 residents in 2019.

What is the population of Santo António?

(2012) Santo António (Portuguese for Saint Anthony), also known as Santo António do Príncipe, is the main settlement of the island of Príncipe in São Tomé and Príncipe. It lies on the north east coast. It is the capital of the Autonomous Region of Príncipe. Its population is 2,620 (2012), about 35% of the islands population.

What is the history of Santo António?

The town Santo António was founded in 1502, and was a centre of sugarcane cultivation. In 1695, the Fort of Ponta da Mina was built at the entrance of the bay of Santo António. Town and fortress were destroyed by French privateers in 1706.

Ask a Lisboner who’s the city’s patron saint and the top-of-mind answer might as well be “Saint Anthony”. This one is surely the most popular saint in town and his popularity has largely surpassed St. Vincent’s, who happens to be the official patron saint of Lisbon, even though we don’t have joyful reasons to celebrate him. Why is that so?

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