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Equatorial Guinea

Official English Name: Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Official Local Name(s): República de Guinea Ecuatorial (Spanish), République de Guinée équatoriale (French)

Common English Name: Equatorial Guinea

Capital: Malabo

REGION
Central Africa
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Cameroon (North)
Gabon (East and South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
Atlantic Ocean (West)
TOTAL AREA
28,051 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
528 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
296 km
CLIMATE
Tropical
TERRAIN
Coastal plains
Hilly inland
Volcanic islands
HIGHEST POINT
Pico Basile (3,008 m)
LOWEST POINT
Sea Level
NATURAL RESOURCES
Petroleum
Natural gas
Timber
Gold
Bauxite
Diamonds
Tantalum
Sand
Gravel
Clay
NATURAL DISASTERS
Windstorms
Floods
Volcanic activity
DEMONYM
Equatorial Guinean
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS1
Fang (85.7%)
Bubi (6.5%)
Mdowe (3.6%)
Annobon (1.6%)
Bujeba (1.1%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Spanish
French
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
Fang
Bubi
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (87%)
Protestant (5%)
Indigenous/Bahai’i (5%)
Muslimn (2%)
POPULATION
759,451
LARGEST CITY
Bata (312,000)
OTHER MAJOR CITIES
Malabo (257,000)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Republic
HEAD OF STATE
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Prime Minister Francisco Pascual Eyegue Obama Asue
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
7 Provinces
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
12 October 1968 (from Spain)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Silk cotton tree
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Caminemos pisando la senda
GDP PER CAPITA
$43,500 (USD)
CURRENCY
FCFA (Central African Franc)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = FCFA590.63
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.gq
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+240

Equatorial Guineans tend to stick to their ancient customs instead of integrating to that of their former colonizer.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ek.html (Majority of information)

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/irf/2007/90095.htm (Religious data)

https://www.citypopulation.de/EquatorialGuinea.html (City population data)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 3 November 2016

1 This data is from 1994 (the most recently available information), so it may be inaccurate.