Gabon Facts

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Flag of Gabon
National Flag of Gabon

Interesting facts about Gabon

  • Official Name: The Gabonese Republic
  • Form of Government: Dominant-party presidential republic
  • GDP: 16.85 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Libreville
  • Population: 2.119 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Libreville
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc
  • Timezone: GMT+1
  • Area: 267,667 km²
  • Dialing Code: +241
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Chaillu Mountains,Crystal Mountains (Africa)
  • Major Rivers: Lekabi,Lekedi,Lebombi,Ngolo,Mvung
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: It borders Equatorial Guinea (335 km) and Cameroon (349 km) to the north and the Republic of the Congo (2,567 km) to the east and south.

Map of Gabon

National Symbols of Gabon

  • National Flower: Flame Tree
  • National Animal: Black Panther
  • National Tree: Flame Tree Flame