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Gabonese Republic

République gabonaise  (French)
Motto: "Union, Travail, Justice" (French)
"Union, Work, Justice"
Anthem: La Concorde
The Concord
Gabon (orthographic projection).svg
Location Gabon AU Africa.svg
Capital
and largest city
Libreville
0°23′N9°27′E / 0.383°N 9.450°E / 0.383; 9.450
Official languagesFrench
Vernacular languages
Religion
(2012)[1]
Demonym(s)
  • Gabonese
  • Gabonaise
GovernmentUnitarydominant-partypresidential republic
Ali Bongo Ondimba
Rose Christiane Raponda
LegislatureParliament
Senate
National Assembly
Independence from France
• Granted
August 17, 1960
Area
• Total
267,667 km2 (103,347 sq mi) (76th)
• Water (%)
3.76%
Population
• 2018 estimate
2,119,275[2][3] (146th)
• Density
7.9/km2 (20.5/sq mi) (216th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$38.280 billion[4]
• Per capita
$18,647[4]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$17.212 billion[4]
• Per capita
$8,384[4]
Gini (2017)38[5]
medium
HDI (2018)Steady 0.702[6]
high · 115th
CurrencyCentral African CFA franc (XAF)
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+241
ISO 3166 codeGA
Internet TLD.ga

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


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