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Equatorial Guinea FlagEquatorial Guinea

Unity, Peace, Justice



Population: 668,225 (2011)
Land Area: 28,051 sq km
Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, timber, gold, bauxite, diamonds, tantalum, sand and gravel, clay
Capital: Malabo
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Brig. Gen Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (1979)
Head of Government: Ignacio Milam Tang (2008)
Languages: Spanish, French, Fang, Bubi
Currency: Communaute Financiere Africaine Franc (XAF)
Major Religions: Christian, Pagan
Major Ethnicities: Fang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, Other 1.4%
Life Expectancy: 62.37 years (2011)


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 14.55 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 24.4 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 37,900 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 8.9% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 2.2%, Industry 93.9%, Services 3.8% (2010)
Labour Force By Occupation: NA
Industries: Petroleum, fishing, saw milling, natural gas
Agriculture Products: Coffee, cocoa, rice, yams, cassava, bananas, palm oil; livestock; timber
Human Development Index: 0.537 (136th)
Tourism Revenue: 2 million (1998)
Unemployment Rate: 22.3% (2009)

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Army Size: 1 320 (2004)
Budget: 0.1% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation


Equatorial Guinea is located in Central Africa. It is bordered by Cameroon and Gabon. Equatorial Guinea's economic situation improved dramatically due to new found wealth in oil exploration and extraction.

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CIA World Factbook: Equatorial Guinea
Wikipedia: Equatorial Guinea

Updated on: December 16, 2011