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Equatorial Guinea information

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Capital : Malabo
Language :  Spanish, French, Portuguese
Currency :  Equatorial Guinean peseta
Population : 1 222 442
Area : 28 051 km2

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Equatorial Guinea facts

1. Independence from Spain was obtained on October 12, 1968.
2. The population density is 42 people / km2
3. The country is 11 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism – 82%.
5. The main river is Río Benito.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Equatorial Guinea.
7. Only 4% of the population is more than 65 years old.
8. The average annual temperature for the country is over 26 °C.
9. The highest peak is Santa Isabel, 3,007 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. Equatorial Guinea is the richest country in Africa.

12. The country was first inhabited by Pygmies.

13. 45% of the population is under 15 years old.

14. Traditionally, the Guineans have two names, the first Spanish and the second African. After them they give the names of the father and mother.

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15. Respecting human rights is one of the worst in the world.

16. Despite the name, no part of the country is on the equator.

17. Each airline registered in the country is on the list of prohibited carriers in the European Union for security reasons.

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18. All media are controlled by the president of the country.

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19. The minimum wage is 197,611 CFA francs per month (data from 2014).

20. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 6.9% .

Author: Daria

21. In Equatorial Guinea, an average person consumes about 6.6 liters of pure alcohol per year.

22. The most wine is drunk – 72%, and beer – 28%.

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23. In this country, compulsory education lasts 6 years.

24. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

25. The average IQ level is 59.

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26. In 2010, 80 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

27. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.15 per mille.

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28. In this country there are over 2,880 km of paved roads (0.004% of all roads in the world).

29. In this country there are 7 airports, 6 with paved surface.

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30. In this country over 139,000 (2015) 312 704 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 26% of the population).

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31. Around 52,000 (2015) 67,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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32. The national top-level domain is .gq .

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33. The country has over $2,763,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.023% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

34. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $13,848,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $12 490,000,000 .

35. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 7.6% GDP, or around: $1,052,488,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 53.8% GDP, or around: $6,719,620,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $5,497.

36. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $1,416,000,000 .

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37. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 33 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

38. In this country there are 4.7% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 57 455 people).

Author: Reebeka

39. The lowest temperature: 8 °C was measured at Moka.

40. The highest temperature: 35.5 °C was measured in Bata.

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41. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

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42. The average life expectancy in this country is 50.1 years (women – 51.5 years and men – 48.9 years).

Author: Wilga

43. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 12.

44. 10 women give birth to 46 children on average

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45. The average age people living in this country is 19.5 years old.

46. The country is around:
495,000 people (40.47%) in the age range 0-14 years.
679 000 people (55.52%) in the age range 15-64 years.
49,000 people (4.01%) over 65 years old.

47. In this country, about 40 700 children are born each year (3.3% of the population), and about 10,000 people die (0.8% of the population).

Author: Sara19

48. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.

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49. In Equatorial Guinea there are 3040 km2 of agricultural land (11% of the country).

50. 199 people in 1000 possess firearms.

51. Moka is the highest located city in the country.

52. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1963.

53. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 136 days.

54. He joined the United Nations on November 12, 1968.

55. The work week is 35 hours.

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56. 48% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

57. 16015 km2 of the country is covered by forests (57.1%)

58. The last death penalty was carried out in 2010.

Author: Statyk

59. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 35% (2018).

60. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

61. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.1%.

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What is the highest peak in Equatorial Guinea?
The highest peak in Equatorial Guinea is Pico Basilé (3011 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Equatorial Guinea?
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What is the largest lake in Equatorial Guinea?
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What is the national dish?
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What Equatorial Guinea has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Equatorial Guinea?
Equatorial Guinea borders with such countries as: Cameroon 189 km, Gabon 350 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 19.5 years.

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What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 197,611 CFA francs per month (data from 2014).

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What is the population density in Equatorial Guinea?
The population density is 44 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Unity, peace, justice”.

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 35.5 ° C was measured in Bata.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 8 ° C was measured at Moka.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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