Gabon
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EDM code : Etudiants Du Monde / Students of the World.
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Gabon - Physical geography

Area : 267 700 Km2
Water : 3.7 %
Lands under cultivation : 2 %
Wild pasture lands : 12 %
Forests : 81 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Atlantic Ocean)
Max. Height : 1575 m (Mt Iboundji)


Gabon - Climate
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Temperatures °C (degrees Celsius) in Libreville
Rainfall (mm) in Libreville
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Gabon - People
Nationality : Gabonese
Main language(s) : French, Fang (40%), Pounou, Myene, Teke, Kota

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Population (2005) : 1 384 000 people
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Density : 5.2 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 3.82 children / woman
Life expectancy : 54 years
Urban population : 84 %

Main cities :
420 000 people Libreville (aggl.)
310 000 people Libreville (capital)
164 000 people Port-Gentil
75 000 people Franceville
9 000 people Lambaréné


Gabon - Economy
Currency : Franc CFA (XAF) = 100 Centimes
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 656 Francs CFA (XAF)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 5 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 3613 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 6.93 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 5007 dollars


Gabon - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES :
- Wood
- Sugar cane
- Sheeps
- Pigs
- Manganese
- Oil
- Deposits of oil (30)
SERVICES :
- Tourism


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