Equatorial Guinea

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Equatorial Guinea is located on the west coast of Central Africa and consists of a mainland and an island region. The capital is Malabo on the island of Bioko. The country was formerly a Spanish colony and has experienced two dictatorships since its independence from Spain in 1968. Although it is one of the richest countries in Africa due to its oil wealth, much of the population lives in poverty. The official languages are Spanish, French and Portuguese. The country's attractions include the beaches of Bioko, Monte Alen National Park and the beaches of Mbini.

Country data Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea at a glance

LanguageFrench, Portuguese und Spanish
Area28051 km2
CurrencyCFA Franc BEAC (XAF)
Neighboring countriesGabon und Cameroon

Map Equatorial Guinea

Country borders and location of the capital

Cities in Equatorial Guinea