Gabon

Summary

Form of Government
Presidential system
Republic
Capital
Currency Used
Official Language
Area
267,668 km² (103347 mi²)
Contained by
Population
GDP (nominal)
322,278,708 (1970, US$)
13199637410.0 (2010, US$)
5,952,310,992 (1990, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
14,900 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Languages spoken
National anthem
La Concorde (1960)
Calling Code
241
FIPS Code
GB
Administrative Divisions
Internet TLD
ga
 

Countries

Continent
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (DT, 546.1, 546.19)
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Gabonese
 

Location of biosafety facility

Biosafety facility
 

Bibs Location

Type
Country
 

Dated location

Date founded
1960-08-17
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government bodies
Governing officials
President of Gabon (Ali-Ben Bongo, 2009-10-16, President)
Prime Minister of Gabon (Raymond Ndong Sima, 2012-02-27, Prime minister)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Location

Adjoins
Time zone(s)
People born here
Geolocation
11.7571604167 × -0.38
Contains
Adjectival form
Gabonese
Events
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
African Forum for Reconstruction
Common Movement for Development
 

Administrative Area

Short name
ga
Adjectival form
Gabonese
Administrative parent
Administrative children
 

Statistical region

GDP growth rate
4.115 (1967)
14.767 (1961)
7.449 (1962)
Internet users as percentage of population
0 (1990)
0 (1996)
0.048 (1997)
Life expectancy
39.568 (1960)
39.926 (1961)
40.37 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
1.801 (2000)
1.91 (2001)
1.92 (2002)
Fertility rate
4.105 (1960)
4.155 (1961)
4.207 (1962)
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Gabon (1960-08-09)
 

Olympic participating country

Athletic performances
IOC Code
GAB
Olympics participated in
Athletes
 

Organization member

Member of
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