Equatorial Guinea

Key Country Facts

Population: 759,451
Historical & Interesting Facts:

Its name is derived from its proximity to the equator and the Gulf of Guin

Top Activities and Places to Visit:

Gulf of Guin, Island of Bioko, Corisco

Other Information:

Major exports include petroleum products and timber.

Today I am in Equatorial Guinea! The capital is Malabo. There are approximately 759,451 people living here.  The official languages of Equatorial Guinea are Spanish, French and Portuguese. The majority of Equato-guineans practice Roman Catholicism. The time zone is 5 hours ahead of EST.

Equatorial Guinea is rife with sandy beaches and immaculate mountainous plains. Located on the island of Bioko, Pico Basile is the tallest volcanic mountain in the country and is a wonder to the eye. Corisco is an island off the coast of the country with breathtaking natural beaches.

One fun fact about Equatorial Guinea is that its name is derived from its proximity to the equator and the Gulf of Guinea.

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