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Gabon

Facts and stats about Gabon

1.64 million

Population. Ranked 153th in 2013.

$11,430.49

GDP per capita. Ranked 55th in 2012.

Borders

Cameroon 298 km, Republic of the Congo 1,903 km, Equatorial Guinea 350 km
Largest city Libreville - 419,596
Capital city Libreville - 419,596
Major language French, Bantu-group languages
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit Communaute Financiere Africaine franc ; note - responsible authority is the Bank of the Central African States
Alternative names Gabon, Republique Gabonaise, Gabonese Republic
Groups Christian countries, Former French colonies, Hot countries, Sparsely populated countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Gabon Map

257,670 sq km

Sq. km. Ranked 74th in 2008.

Interesting observations about Gabon

Gabon ranked second for telecoms > mobile cellular subscriptions > per 100 people amongst Christian countries in 2012.
Gabon ranked first for GDP per capita amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
Gabon ranked #8 for death rate amongst Hot countries in 2013.
Gabon ranked third for GDP > per capita > PPP amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
Gabon ranked #12 for GDP > composition by sector > industry globally in 2012.
Gabon has ranked last for PM10 > country level > micrograms per cubic meter since 1992.
Gabon ranked 14 places from the bottom for population amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2013.

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