Equatorial Guinea

General Information about Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is a small country comprised of five islands plus the mainland portion. It is located in Western Africa and bordered by Cameroon, Gabon and the Bight of Biafra.
The capital city of Equatorial Guinea is Malabo which is found on the largest of the country's islands. The country has a population of 540,000 people, 85% of which are Roman Catholic. The official languages spoken here are Spanish and French.

This country is perfect for those who like to get off the beaten track and explore. Monte Alen National Park is a great place to see the rainforests and wildlife of Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea's mainland component. There are many trails leading to lakes to get a better view of the unique African wildlife and campsites in which you can spend the night.

Climate

Find Out About The Climate At Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has a equatorial climate with two main seasons of hot and humid to rainy and wet. The wet season occurs from February to June and from September to December with more rain falling along the coast. The average temperature sits around 26 degrees all year round. Rainfall is greatest at Bata during September through to November with averages of 94 inches. On Rio Muni tornadoes and violent wind storms are common.

Geography

Geographical Information On Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea has a coastline of 296 kilometres with a total land mass of 28,051 square kilometres set in Western Africa along the Atlantic Ocean. The islands of the Equatorial Guinea includes Bioko, Annobon, Corisco, Elobey Grande, Elbobey Chico in the Gulf of Guinea and Rio Muni on the mainland of Africa. Rio Muni has the largest population and approximately 93 percent of the country's land. The highest point is Pico Basile which measures up to 3,008 metres.

Economy

Learn About The Economy At Equatorial Guinea

The agricultural industry has a large impact on the economy of Equatorial Guinea with the main produces being coffee, cocoa, rice, sweet potatoes, tapioca, as well as livestock and timber. In recent years oil reserve discovery has add a substantial boost to the country's economy although most of this revenue is controled by the president's familyand cronies.

Hotels in Equatorial Guinea

* Bata Hotels* Ciudad de Malabo Hotels* Oyala Hotels


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