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Gabon Flag Gabon is a country in central Africa. It shares land borders with Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, and the Republic of Congo, as well as having a coastline on the Gulf of Guinea, which is part of the Atlantic Ocean.

As of 2009, the population of Gabon was estimated as being 1,475,000. The country's capital and largest city is Libreville, which had a population of 578,156 as of 2005.

Gabon Country Details


Country Name Gabon
Political Status Country
Geographic Location West Africa
Flag Gabon Flag
Principal Language French
Capital Libreville


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Gabon (Bradt Travel Guides)
By Annelies Hickendorff

Bradt Travel Guides
Paperback (256 pages)

Gabon (Bradt Travel Guides)
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Gabon, the land of the surfing hippo, is a West African country home to truly exceptional biodiversity. 30,000 gorillas stalk the jungle, manatees and humpbacks are present around the country’s 800km of coastline and Gabon’s 13 national parks offer wildlife-watching experiences unlike any other. Bradt’s Gabon is the only English-language guidebook available and includes a comprehensive section on the country’s birds and bird-watching alongside chapters on history and culture. Gabon aims to attract 100,000 high and middle-end visitors by 2020 and has publicly destroyed its ivory stocks, recognizing the country’s future value as an eco-tourism destination.

Cameroon 1:1,500,000 and Gabon 1:950,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
By ITM Canada

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Map (2 pages)

Cameroon 1:1,500,000 and Gabon 1:950,000 Travel Map (International Travel Maps)
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Cameroun, or Cameroon in French, is one of the most interesting countries in West Africa to visit. The far north has lava outcrops and unusual villages, the center is excellent agricultural land, and the south is steamy tropical forest. This indexed map is being combined with a separate map of the country of Gabon on the reverse side. Places of interest, parks, campsites, airports, rail and ferry routes are highlighted. Brief geography and history descriptions are given of the country and also Lake Nyos, Yaounde, Bafoussam, Kumba, Korup National Park, Bamenda, Mt. Cameroon, Douala, Foumban, Kribi's beaches, Limbe, Maroua and Waza National Park are also described. Colored tinting shows elevation in meters. Includes inset maps of Yaounde and Douala. Legend in English.
Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe: The Bradt Travel Guide
By Sophie Warne

Bradt Travel Guides
Paperback (264 pages)

Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe: The Bradt Travel Guide
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Gabon is the ideal destination for naturalists, boasting easily accessible rain forests and reserves where an astonishing range of wildlife can be found and environmental conservation and research is being carried out. The country is particularly prized by birders. Excellent history, geography, and culture introductions underpin a practical guide that covers all the hard facts a visitor needs to know, including activities such as fishing, watersports, and whale and dolphin watching. The volcanic islands of São Tomé and Prìncipe lie to the west of Gabon. With a strong Portuguese influence, they are ripe for exploring by independent travelers who will discover an archipelago of sugarloaf peaks, idyllic beaches, and fertile rain forests hosting a range of endemic species. This is the first English travel guide to Gabon and the independent islands of São Tomé and Prìncipe.
Kamerun, Gabun = Cameroon, Gabon = Cameroun, Gabon = Camerun, Gabon
By Reise Know-How Verlag

Reise Know-How Verlag
Map (1 pages)

Kamerun, Gabun = Cameroon, Gabon = Cameroun, Gabon = Camerun, Gabon
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Gabon Map 1:1M (French Edition) IGN
By Institut Geographique National

Institut Geographique National
Map (1 pages)

Gabon Map 1:1M (French Edition) IGN
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The French Government mapping agency, Institut Geographique National, produces this excellent map of Gabon at a scale of 1:1,000,000.

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