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Atlas of Gabon

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Gabon

Français Gabon - République gabonaise

La République gabonaise est un pays à l'ouest de l'Afrique centrale très peu peuplé. Situé entre le Congo, la Guinée équatoriale et le Cameroun, c’est un pays forestier où la faune et la flore sont encore bien conservées. Anciennement impliqué dans le commerce triangulaire, puis colonie française, le Gabon est indépendant depuis 1960.

English Gabon - Gabonese Republic

The Gabonese Republic is a country in west central Africa. It borders on ► Equatorial Guinea, ► Cameroon, ► Republic of the Congo and the Gulf of Guinea with ► São Tomé and Príncipe. A small population, abundant natural resources, and foreign private investment have helped make Gabon one of the most prosperous countries in the region.


Short name  Gabon
Official  name Gabonese Republic
Status Independent country since 1960
Location Central Africa
Capital Libreville
Population 1,384,000 inhabitants
Area 267,668 km²
Major  languages French (official), languages of the ethnic groups
Major  religions Roman Catholicism and Animism
More information Gabon, Geography of Gabon, History of Gabon and Politics of Gabon
More  images Gabon - Gabon (Category).

General maps

Carte gabon.png Carte du Gabon

Map of Gabon

Gabon Map.jpg Carte du Gabon

Map of Gabon

Gabun-karte-politisch.png Carte politique

Political map (in German)

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Gabon, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Gabon.

French Equatorial Africa.PNG Afrique Équatoriale française

French Equatorial Africa

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

Gabon98-color.svg Les provinces du Gabon (SVG)

Provinces of Gabon

Gabon98.svg Les provinces du Gabon (SVG, plus de précision)

Provinces of Gabon

Gabon provinces named.png Les provinces du Gabon

Provinces of Gabon

Departments of Gabon.png Les départements du Gabon

Departments of Gabon

Gulf of Guinea (English).jpg Golfe de Guinée

Gulf of Guinea

Ethnic maps (Cartes ethniques)

Maka-Njem ethnic groups.png Maka-Njem éthinies (Ethnic groups)

Satellite maps

Gabon sat.png Carte satellite

Satellite map

Gabon BMNG.png Carte satellite

Satellite map

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