Gabon

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PROFILE
  • Area: 267,667 sq. km (103,347 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 1,738,541 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.92% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 52.1 years (2016)
  • Languages: French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi
  • Religions: Catholic 41.9%, Protestant 13.7%, other Christian 32.4%, Muslim 6.4%, animist 0.3%, other 0.3%, none/no answer 5%
  • Formal name: Gabonese Republic
  • Alternate names: Gabonese Republic, Gaboon Republic, Gabun, République Gabonaise, Territoire du Gabon
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Ali BONGO Ondimba; head of government: Prime Minister Emmanuel ISSOZE-NGONDET
  • Capital: Libreville
  • Administrative divisions: 9 provinces
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $18,600 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: crude oil, timber, manganese, uranium
  • Imports: machinery and equipment, foodstuffs, chemicals, construction materials
  • Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
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