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Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea This would be one of the smallest countries in Africa, situated in the west central part, also with a little island in the North Atlantic Ocean, where the Captial city Malabo is situated. You will be met by a spanish colonial architecture, tropical forests and snow-capped volcanoes and of course beautiful beaches.

Area: 28.059 Km²
Population: 486.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 17 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Malabo (58.000 pop.)
Major cities: Bata 30.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Fang 91%, Bubi 3%, others 6%
Border countries: Cameroon NORTH, Gabon SOUTH and EAST

Principal mountains: Pico de Santa Isabel 3008 m
Principal rivers: Mbini 300 Km
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Bioko 2017 Km²
Climate: Equatorial

Language: Spanish, French (officials), Pidgin English, Fang, Bubi
Religion: Catholic 80%
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine Franc (XAF)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 1/5, 25/5, 5/6, 3/8, 15/8, 12/10, 10/12, 25/12
Dialling code: 00240
GMT: +1

World Heritage List: -