Category: Gabon

The Republic of Gabon is a country in Central Africa, bathed by the Gulf of Guinea and cut by the equator. There are 1.7 million residents (2016). The capital is Libreville. The Portuguese were the first Europeans to visit the lands of Gabon, in 1473. They established sugar plantations and gave the region its name. In the 19th century, the French dominated much of the territory of the current country. In 1910, it became a colony as part of French Equatorial Africa. Independence was achieved in 1960.

Gabon Population

Gabon has a rich diversity of nature with large protected national parks. The extraction and export of...

Airports in Gabon

Gabon Airports

As of 2019, there are 42 airports throughout the country of Gabon according to IATA and ICAO....

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Gabon Facts

Gabon, Republic of Western Central Africa; 268,000 km2, 2.1 million residents (2019).The country borders Equatorial Guinea and...

Embassies of Gabon

Embassies of Gabon

List of all Gabon embassies and consulates in foreign countries or regions, including the city where it...