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Republic of Equatorial Guinea

República de Guinea Ecuatorial  (Spanish)
République de Guinée équatoriale  (French)
República da Guiné Equatorial  (Portuguese)
Motto: "Unidad, Paz, Justicia" (Spanish)
Unite, Paix, Justice  (French)
"Unity, Peace, Justice"
Anthem: Caminemos pisando las sendas de nuestra inmensa felicidad  (Spanish)
Let Us Tread the Path of Our Immense Happiness
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Location Equatorial Guinea AU Africa.svg
CapitalMalabo (current)
Ciudad de la Paz (under construction)
3°45′N8°47′E / 3.750°N 8.783°E / 3.750; 8.783
Largest cityBata
Official languagesSpanish
Portuguese
French[1][2][3]
Recognised regional languagesEnglish
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups
(1994[4])
Religion
Demonym(s)Equatoguinean
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidentialconstitutional republic
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue
Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
LegislatureParliament
Senate
Chamber of Deputies
Independence
• from Spain
12 October 1968
Area
• Total
28,050 km2 (10,830 sq mi) (141st)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2018 estimate
1,308,975[6][7]
• 2015 census
1,225,377[8]
GDP (PPP)2019 estimate
• Total
$29.162 billion
• Per capita
$21,442[9]
GDP (nominal)2019 estimate
• Total
$12.432 billion
• Per capita
$9,141[9]
HDI (2018)Decrease 0.590[10]
medium · 144th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+240
ISO 3166 codeGQ
Internet TLD.gq
  1. Including Equatoguinean Spanish (Español ecuatoguineano).

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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