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Capital : Libreville
Language :  French
Currency :  CFA franc
Population : 1 802 278
Area : 267 668 km2

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Gabon facts

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. Over 195,000 motor vehicles are registered in this country (108 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .ga .

3. The most popular pages with the extension .ga are: join.ome.ga, me.ga and google.ga.

4. In this country there are over 9 170 km of paved roads (0,01% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 44 airports, 14 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are more than 649 km of railway tracks.

7. Full name of the country – Republic of Gabon.

8. Natural resources: petroleum, manganese, uranium, gold, wood, iron ore, hydropower.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Gabon

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1. 11% of the territory of Gabon is National Park.

2. The country is 1.2 times smaller than Poland.

3. Gabon borders with such countries as: Cameroon 298 km, Congo 1,903 km, Equatorial Guinea 350 km.

4. The longest river is Ogowe 1200 km.

5. The highest peak is Mont Bengoué 1070 m above sea level.

6. There are 51600 km2 of agricultural land in Gabon (20% of the country).

7. Ndindi is the highest located city in the country.

8. 217546 km2 of the country is covered by forests (84.4%)

69. The nearest capital in a straight line from Libreville is São Tomé (St. Thomas and Príncipe) – 302 km.

70. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Libreville is Vaiaku (Tuvalu) – 18562 km.


Finance in Gabon

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1. The minimum wage is set only for government employees and amounts to CFA 150,000 francs. In addition, you get a flat, transport to your place of work and 20,000 CFA francs per child (data from 2010).

2. The amount of income tax in Gabon is 35%.

3. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

4. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 21 724 000 000 (PLN 92 978 720 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 14 620 000 000 (PLN 62 573 600 000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning of …
2015 year was 27.7% of GDP, which is about: $ 6,017,488,000 (PLN 25,755,105,440),
2018 year was 66.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 9 722 300 000 (PLN 41 611 444 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 5,394 (PLN 23,088).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 4,736,000,000 .

8. The country has over $2,397,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.02% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).


Law in Gabon

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1. Built-up speed allowed 60 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 110 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

6. In Gabon, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

7. In this country, women can get married at the age of 15, and men aged 18.

8. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 60 days.

9. The last death penalty was carried out in 1981.


Education in Gabon

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 64.

4. In this country there are 16.8% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 302 783 people).


Work in Gabon

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1. The minimum wage is set only for government employees and amounts to CFA 150,000 francs. In addition, you get a flat, transport to your place of work and 20,000 CFA francs per child (data from 2010).

2. The amount of income tax in Gabon is 35%.

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 19.6% .

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 30% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 60 days.

6. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Gabon

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

2. The longest river is Ogowe 1200 km.

3. The highest peak is Mont Bengoué 1070 m above sea level.

4. Ndindi is the highest located city in the country.

5. The lowest temperature: 10 °C was measured in Mékambo.

6. The highest temperature: 37.5 °C was measured in Tchibanga.


Army in Gabon

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1. Gabon ranks 125 in the best world armies.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 4,850 professional and 0 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 0 tanks, 250 > armored vehicles, 24 jet aircraft and 16 helicopters.

4. The army in 2018 was assigned over 81 500 000 dollars.

5. The naval fleet consists of more than 10 ships (2018).


Society in Gabon

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1. In Gabon an average adult consumes about 10.9 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 68%, then spirit – 19.9%, wine – 12%, and other alcoholic beverages – 0.1%.

3. In 2013, 45 people died as a result of road accidents.

4. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 90,000 people).

5. 24.4% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 64.

7. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.3 years old.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.5 children.

9. In this country over 670,000 (2015) 945 492 (2018) people have access to the internet ( around 52% of the population).

10. About 360,000 (2015) 620,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 5.4 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 54%.

14. The average age people living in this country is 18.6 years old.

15. The country is around:
758 000 people (42.06%) in the age range 0-14 years.
976,000 people (54.15%) in the age range 15-64 years.
68 300 people (3.79%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 62,200 children are born each year (3.4% of the population), and about 23 600 people die (1.3% of the population).

17. 140 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 84% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 42 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 61.3 years (women – 62.4 years and men – 60.2 years).


Symbols of Gabon

1. The national animal is a black panther.


History of Gabon

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1. Independence from France was obtained on August 17, 1960.

2. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1956.

3. The country joined the UN on September 20, 1960.


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What is the highest peak in Gabon?

The highest peak in Gabon is Mont Bengoué (1070 m above sea level).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in Gabon?

The largest river in Gabon is Ogowe, 1200 km.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a black panther.

answer: Marta


What are the countries with which Gabon borders?

Gabon borders with such countries as: Cameroon 298 km, Congo 1 903 km, Equatorial Guinea 350 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 18.6 years.

answer: Marta


What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is set only for government employees and amounts to CFA 150,000 francs. In addition, you get a flat, transport to your place of work and 20,000 CFA francs per child (data from 2010

answer: Marta


What is the population density in Gabon?

The population density is 7 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 37.5 ° C was measured in Tchibanga.

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: 10 ° C was measured in Mékambo.

answer: Marta