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Presentation of Gabon : Geography

Country's official name :
Gabon
Capital:
Libreville
Population of :
Libreville (704,000) ; Port-Gentil (136,500) ; Franceville (110,600) ; Owendo (79,300) ; Oyem (60,700) ; Moanda (59,200) ; Ntoum (52,000) ; Lambaréné (38,800) ; Mouila (36,100) ; Akanda (34,600) ; Tchibanga (30,100)
Area:
267,670 km²
Type of Climate :
Gabon is a tropical country crossed by the Equator, and has a hot and humid climate. In particular, in the north and in inland areas there is a short dry season (from June to August), while in the central and southern part of the coast the temperatures cool down during the dry season. In the southern part of the country, the dry season is longer (from around mid-May to mid-September). The temperatures vary little over the course of the year in the north and the centre of the country, with highs of around 30°C from January to May and 25°C from June to September. From June to September there is almost no rain (though the humidity is high); with occasional rain in December and January. During the remaining months, rainfall is often heavy.
A big part of Gabon’s territory is occupied by forests and mangroves, except the extreme east, occupied by the savannah.
Local Time:
It is %T:%M %A In Libreville
Summer Time Period :
There are no daylight saving time clock changes in Gabon
Official Language:
Although Gabon did not formally adopt an official language, French is used for education, justice and andministration.
Other Languages Spoken:
Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi
Business Language(s):
French

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