Sao Tome and Principe
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ELEMENTS OF CONTEXT
HISTORY OF CITIES – HERITAGE
São Tomé and Principe has only one urban area, located north-east of the island. Its population is about 40% of the country. The island of Principe is obviously devoid of urban agglomeration, as defined e-Geopolis. (1)
RIGHT TO HOUSING
Since 1975 – Article 49 of the Constitution:
1. Everyone has the right to housing and environment of human life and the duty to defend.
2. It is incumbent upon the State to plan and execute an integrated housing policy plans in land.
Source: CETIM (publication COHRE) – Download the São Tome and Principe Constitution
SOME INTERESTING PRACTICES
Social and economic aspects
QUALITY OF HOUSING
INFORMAL HOUSING / SLUM / HOMELESS
ROLE OF PUBLIC AUTHORITIES
Cultural aspects – Religious – Symbolic
Bibliography & Sitography
Country file Sao Tome et Principe on the Website e-Geopolis.