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Libreville, Gabon
Libreville, Gabon

Libreville

Libreville, the capital of Gabon, has a seafront boulevard with parks and sculptures.
Photo by Ralph Messi

GABON

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GABON

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    Capital:Libreville

    Location:Central Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea

    Currency:Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)

    Area:267,667 sq km

    Population:2,284,912 (July 2021 est.)

    Languages:French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi

    Religion:Roman Catholic 42.3%, Protestant 12.3%, other Christian 27.4%, Muslim 9.8%, animist 0.6%, other 0.5%, none/no answer 7.1% (2012 est.)

    TimeZone:UTC+1

    Tel Code:+241

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