Gabon

General Information about Gabon

Gabon is located in the north-west of Africa and is bordered by the Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. As the equator runs right through the centre of the country, the climate is quite hot and humid with the temperature averaging 30°C and rarely dropping below 20°C. Gabon is home to 1,454,867 people, 450,000 of which live in the capital city Libreville. The official language spoken in Gabon is French and the most popular form of religion is Roman Catholic, which accounts for around 75% of the population.

Liberville is one of the most expensive cities in the world and is a major tourist attraction as it has fancy shops, large hotels and office buildings as well as a great nightlife, so is not anything like a common African city.

Climate

Find Out About The Climate At Gabon

Gabon usually experiences a tropical climate with hot and humid weather conditions. June through to September are the driest months to visit while in December and January rain is more common. The capital Libreville can experience over 100 inches each year. The average temperatures throughout the year sits around 27 degrees.

Geography

Geographical Information On Gabon

Gabon is a small country set in western Africa measuring 267,670 square kilometres with a coastline of 885 kilometres. Most of its terrain is coastal plain with a hilly and mountainous interior as well as being covered in rain forests. Its highest mountain is Mount Iboundji measuring up to 1,575 metres. Gabon shares its borders with Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Gabon is officially referred to as The Gabonese Republic.

Economy

Learn About The Economy At Gabon

Gabon's economy used to be based around timber and manganese produces that is until oil was discovered back in the 1970s, which now contributes to approximately 50 percent of the countries economy. Despite this the economy is only 53 percent free although it now sits at 28 out of the 40 countries in the sub-Saharan Africa region, which is mainly due to poor fiscal management. Gabon's agricultural industry only contributes to about 7 percent of the economy with cocoa, coffee, sugar, palm oil, cattle and fish being amongst the main produces.

Apartments in Gabon

* Port-Gentil Apartments


Guesthouses in Gabon

* Gamba Guesthouses


Hotels in Gabon

* Abaga Hotels* Franceville Hotels* Libreville Hotels
* Lope Hotels* Nzamata Hotels* Pointe Denis Hotels
* Port-Gentil Hotels


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