Gabon

Gabon is a country in with an array of landscapes and wildlife in its 13 national parks. A small population, and oil and mineral reserves, have helped Gabon become one of Africa's wealthier countries.

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is the largest city in and capital of Gabon. Photo: Brian Gratwicke, CC BY 2.0.

or Mandji is the second-largest city of Gabon, and its leading seaport. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is one of the four largest cities in Gabon, with a population of 110,568 at the 2013 census. Photo: Sidney2k10, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the of southern Gabon, situated on the Nyanga River.

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is in the Central Highlands region of Gabon. Photo: Jjtkk, CC BY 2.0.

is a Vili- and Shira-speaking town of about 5,208 people on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Gabon, at the end of the N6 road, lying on a peninsula separated from the mainland by the Banio Lagoon. Photo: Vincent.vaquin, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small town located in the Coastal Plain region of Gabon, on the Ndogo Lagoon, near the Atlantic Ocean. Photo: Joslingax, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a national park in western Gabon. Photo: Emailsson, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Gabon

Latitude of center
-0.55° or 0° 33' south
Longitude of center
11.73° or 11° 43' 48" east
Population
1,580,000
Elevation
328 metres (1076 feet)
Capital
Area
267,667 km² (103,347 miles²)
Currency
Franc (XAF)
Phone code
241
Internet domain
.ga
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311252
Geo­Names ID
2400553
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Gabun
  • Adyghe: Габон
  • Afar: Gabon
  • Afrikaans: Gaboen
  • Akan: Gabɔn
  • Albanian: Gaboni
  • Albanian: Gabonia
  • Albanian: Gjabon
  • Amharic: ጋቦን
  • Arabic: Gabon
  • Arabic: الجابون
  • Arabic: الغابون
  • Arabic: غابون
  • Aragonese: Gabón
  • Armenian: Գաբոն
  • Arpitan: Gabon
  • Asturian: Gabón
  • Avaric: Gabona
  • Azerbaijani: Qabon
  • Balinese: Gabon
  • Bambara: Gabon
  • Bambara: Gabɔŋ
  • Banjar: Gabon
  • Bashkir: Габон
  • Basque: Gabon
  • Bavarian: Gabun
  • Belarusian: Габон
  • Bengali: গাবন
  • Bengali: গ্যাবন
  • Bhojpuri: गबॉन
  • Bhojpuri: गाबोन
  • Bhojpuri: गैबोन
  • Bishnupriya: গ্যাবন
  • Bosnian: Gabon
  • Breton: Gabon
  • Bulgarian: Габон
  • Burmese: ဂါဘွန်နိုင်ငံ
  • Catalan: El Gabon
  • Catalan: Gabon
  • Catalan: República Gabonesa
  • Cebuano: Gabon
  • Central Bikol: Gabon
  • Central Kurdish: گابۆن
  • Chavacano: Gabón
  • Chechen: Габон
  • Chinese: Gabon
  • Chinese: Jiāpéng
  • Chinese: 加彭
  • Chinese: 加蓬
  • Chinese: 加蓬共和国
  • Chuvash: Габон
  • Cornish: Gabon
  • Crimean Tatar: Gabon
  • Croatian: Gabon
  • Czech: Gabon
  • Danish: Gabon
  • Dhivehi: ގެބޯން
  • Dimli (individual language): Gabon
  • Dotyali: गाबोन
  • Dutch: GA
  • Dutch: GAB
  • Dutch: Gabon
  • Dutch: Republiek Gabon
  • Dzongkha: གྷེ་བྷོན
  • Eastern Mari: Габон
  • Egyptian Arabic: جابون
  • English: GAB
  • English: Gabonese Republic
  • English: Republique Gabonaise
  • English: République Gabonaise
  • English: ga
  • English: 🇬🇦
  • Esperanto: GA
  • Esperanto: Gabona Respubliko
  • Esperanto: Gabono
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Gabon
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Gabono
  • Estonian: Gabon
  • Estonian: Gaboni Vabariik
  • Ewe: Gabɔn nutome
  • Ewe: Gabɔ̃
  • Extremaduran: Gabón
  • Faroese: Gabon
  • Fiji Hindi: Gabon
  • Finnish: Gabon
  • Finnish: Gabonin tasavalta
  • French: GA
  • French: Gabon
  • French: République Gabonaise
  • French: République gabonaise
  • French: la République gabonaise
  • Fulah: Gabon
  • Fulah: Gaboo
  • Gagauz: Gabon
  • Galician: Gabón - Gabon
  • Galician: Gabón
  • Ganda: Gabon
  • Ganda: Gaboni
  • Georgian: გაბონი
  • German: GA
  • German: GAB
  • German: Gabonese Republic
  • German: Gabun
  • German: 🇬🇦
  • Greek: Γκαμπόν
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Γκαμπόν
  • Guarani: Gavõ
  • Guianese Creole French: Gabon
  • Gujarati: ગેબન
  • Gujarati: ગેબોન
  • Haitian: Gabon
  • Hakka Chinese: Gabon
  • Hausa: Gabon
  • Hebrew: גאבון
  • Hebrew: גבון
  • Hindi: गबॉन
  • Hindi: गाबोन
  • Hindi: गैबॉन
  • Hindi: गैबोन
  • Hungarian: Gabon
  • Hungarian: Gaboni Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Gabon
  • Ido: Gabon
  • Igbo: Gabon
  • Iloko: Gabon
  • Inari Sami: Gabon
  • Inari Sami: Gabon täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Gabon
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Gabon
  • Interlingue: Gabon
  • Irish: An Ghabúin
  • Italian: Gabon
  • Italian: Repubblica Gabonese
  • Jamaican Creole English: Giabon
  • Japanese: ガボン
  • Japanese: ガボン共和国
  • Japanese: 加蓬
  • Javanese: Gabon
  • Kabiyè: Kaabɔɔ
  • Kabyle: Gabun
  • Kalaallisut: Gabon
  • Kalmyk: Гаһитудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಗಬೊನ್
  • Kannada: ಗೆಬೊನ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Gabon
  • Kazakh: Ғабон
  • Khmer: ហ្គាបុង
  • Kikuyu: Gabon
  • Kikuyu: Gaboni
  • Kinyarwanda: Gabon
  • Kirghiz: Габон
  • Kongo: Ngabu
  • Korean: 가봉
  • Korean: 가봉 공화국
  • Kotava: Gabona
  • Kurdish: Gabon
  • Kurdish: گابۆن
  • Ladin: Gabon
  • Ladino: Gabon
  • Lao: Gabon
  • Lao: ກາບອນ
  • Latin: Gabon
  • Latin: Gabonia
  • Latvian: Gabona
  • Ligurian: Gabòn
  • Limburgan: Gabon
  • Lingala: Gabɔ
  • Lingala: Gabɔ́
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Gabon
  • Literary Chinese: 加彭
  • Literary Chinese: 加蓬
  • Lithuanian: Gabonas
  • Livvi: Gabon
  • Lojban: gabon
  • Lojban: la gabon
  • Lojban: lo gugdegu'a
  • Lombard: Gabon
  • Low German: Gabon
  • Low German: Gabun
  • Lower Sorbian: Gabun
  • Luba-Katanga: Ngabu
  • Luxembourgish: Gabun
  • Macedo-Romanian: Gabon
  • Macedonian: Габон
  • Malagasy: Gabon
  • Malagasy: Gabona
  • Malagasy: Gabôna
  • Malay: Gabon
  • Malayalam: ഗാബോണ്‍
  • Malayalam: ഗാബോൺ
  • Maltese: Gabon
  • Maltese: Repubblika Gaboniża
  • Manx: Gabon
  • Marathi: गॅबन
  • Marathi: गॅबॉन
  • Mazanderani: گابون
  • Min Dong Chinese: Gabon
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gabon
  • Minangkabau: Gabon
  • Mingrelian: გაბონი
  • Mongolian: Габон
  • Moroccan Arabic: لݣابون
  • Moroccan Arabic: ڭابون
  • Nauru: Gabun
  • Nepali: गाबाेन
  • Nepali: गाबोन
  • Nepali: गावोन
  • Newari: गाबोन
  • North Ndebele: Gabhoni
  • Northern Frisian: Gabuun
  • Northern Luri: گابن
  • Northern Sami: Gabon
  • Northern Sami: Gabona dásseváldi
  • Northern Sami: Gabon dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Gabon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den gabonske republikken
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gabon
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Gabon
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gabon
  • Novial: Gabon
  • Occitan (post 1500): Gabon
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Gabon
  • Oriya: ଗାବୋନ
  • Oriya: ଗାବୋନ୍
  • Oromo: Gaabon
  • Ossetian: Габон
  • Pali: गाबोन
  • Pampanga: Gabon
  • Panjabi: ਗਬਾਨ
  • Papiamento: Gabon
  • Pedi: Gabon
  • Pennsylvania German: Gabun
  • Persian: گابن
  • Persian: گابون
  • Piemontese: Gabòn
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Gabon
  • Polish: Gabon
  • Polish: Republika Gabońska
  • Portuguese: Gabao
  • Portuguese: Gabão
  • Portuguese: Republica Gabonesa
  • Portuguese: República Gabonesa
  • Pushto: ګابن
  • Pushto: گابن
  • Pushto: گابون
  • Quechua: Gabun
  • Romanian: Gabon
  • Romansh: Gabun
  • Rundi: Gabo
  • Russia Buriat: Габон
  • Russian: Габон
  • Russian: Габонская Республика
  • Russian: Республика Габон
  • Sakizaya: Gabon
  • Samoan: Gabon
  • Samogitian: Gabuons
  • Sango: Gaböon
  • Sanskrit: गाबोन
  • Sardinian: Gabòn
  • Saterfriesisch: Gabun
  • Scots: Gabon
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gabon
  • Serbian: Gabon
  • Serbian: Габон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gabon
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵႄးပုၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Gabon
  • Sicilian: Gabon
  • Silesian: Gabůn
  • Sindhi: گيبون
  • Sinhala: ගැබොන්
  • Skolt Sami: Gaboon
  • Skolt Sami: Gaboon tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Gabon
  • Slovenian: Gabon
  • Somali: Gaaboon
  • Somali: Gabon
  • South Azerbaijani: قابون
  • Southern Sotho: Gabon
  • Spanish: Gabon
  • Spanish: Gabón
  • Spanish: Republica Gabonesa
  • Spanish: República Gabonesa
  • Sundanese: Gabon
  • Swahili: Gabon
  • Swahili: Gaboni
  • Swati: IGabhoni
  • Swedish: Gabon
  • Swedish: Republiken Gabon
  • Swiss German: Gabun
  • Tagalog: Gabon
  • Tajik: Габон
  • Tamil: ஆப்பிரிக்க நகரம்
  • Tamil: கபோனிசெ குடியரசு
  • Tamil: காபோன்
  • Tamil: கேபான்
  • Taroko: Gabon
  • Tatar: Габон
  • Telugu: గబాన్
  • Telugu: గేబన్
  • Thai: กาบอง
  • Thai: ประเทศกาบอง
  • Tibetan: གེ་བོན།
  • Tibetan: གེ་བཽན།
  • Tigrinya: ጋቦን
  • Tok Pisin: Gabon
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kaponi
  • Tosk Albanian: Gabun
  • Tsonga: Gaboni
  • Tunisian Arabic: الڨابون
  • Turkish: Gabon
  • Turkmen: Gabon
  • Udmurt: Габон
  • Uighur: گابون
  • Ukrainian: Габон
  • Ukrainian: Габонська Республіка
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Габон
  • Ukrainian: Ґабон
  • Upper Sorbian: Gabun
  • Urdu: گیبون
  • Uzbek: Gabon
  • Venetian: Gabon
  • Veps: Gabon
  • Vietnamese: Ga-bông (Gabon)
  • Vietnamese: Ga-bông
  • Vietnamese: Gabon
  • Volapük: Gabunän
  • Võro: Gabon
  • Waray (Philippines): Gabon
  • Welsh: Gabon
  • Western Frisian: Gabon
  • Western Mari: Габон
  • Western Panjabi: گیبون
  • Wolof: Gaboŋ
  • Wu Chinese: 加蓬
  • Yakut: Габон
  • Yiddish: גאבאן
  • Yoruba: Gàbọ̀n
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Gabon
  • Yue Chinese: 加蓬
  • Zeeuws: Gabon
  • Zhuang: Gabon
  • Zulu: IGabhoni
  • Zulu: IGaboni
  • Zulu: i-Gabon
  • Gaboon Republic
  • Territoire du Gabon
  • गबोन

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