.st General FAQ
.st is the Internet country top-level domain (ccTLD) for Sao Tome and Principe. The Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe, is an island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western equatorial coast of Africa. It consists of 2 islands: Sao Tome and Principe, respectively located off of the northwestern coast of Gabon. In addition to use within this country, .st is also being marketed worldwide as an abbreviation for various general-use domain, with a number of meanings, including the abbreviation of, "street" and has also been used for the short meaning of "Star Trek." Other examples of using .st as a general or generic use domain includes, The Washington Post cpr144449003101 who uses .st as a part of their domain: wapo.st. .st URL serves as a redirect which they use to lead readers to various articles on their site. Another example is a company called SmallTalk, who affiliates their programming language community with .st. It has also been used to represent geographical areas. In Styria, located in Austria, the .st is used by a few small business located in the Styria area. .st has also been used in South Tyrol, an autonomous, chiefly German-speaking, Italian province, uses the .st to abbreviate the German name of Sudtirol in opposition to Italy's .it. The Sao Tome and Principe domain name registry is operated by Bahnhof ST Registry.