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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

1. Independence from France was obtained on August 17, 1960.
2. The population density is 5.4 people / km2.
3. The country is 1.2 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 54%.
5. The longest river is Ogowe 1200 km.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Gabon.
7. Natural resources: petroleum, manganese, uranium, gold, wood, iron ore, hydropower.
8. This country lives around ??? Poles.
9. The highest peak is Mont Bengoué 1070 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. 11% of the territory of Gabon is National Park.

Author: MR

12. 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).

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

14. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 19.6% .

Author: Daria

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

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

Author: AlkoWorld

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

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

19. The average IQ level is 64.

Author: EduKacJa

20. The national animal is a black panther.

Author: Kos

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

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

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

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

25. In this country, over 195 000 motor vehicles are registered (108 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

26. 5% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 90,000 people).

27. 24.4% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

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

Author: Leah

29. In this country there are over 9 170 km of paved roads (0.01% of all roads in the world).

30. In this country there are 44 airports, 14 of the paved surface.

Author: Marlène

31. In this country there are over 649 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

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

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

Author: NET

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

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

Author: http

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

Author: Vinamra

37. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $21 724 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $14,620,000,000 .

38. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 year was 27.7% GDP, or around: $6 017 548 000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 66.5% GDP, or around: $9,722,300,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $5 394.

39. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $4,736,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

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

Author: VViki

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

Author: Reebeka

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

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

Author: weather

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

Author: medi

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

Author: Wilga

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

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

48. 10 women give birth to 45 children on average

Author: Nadia

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

50. 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.

51. 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).

Author: Sara19

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

53. 140 people in 1000 possess firearms.

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

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

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

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

Author: Statyk

58. The work week is 40 hours.

59. 84% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

60. 217546 km2 of the country is covered by forests (84.4%)

Author: Statyk

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

Author: Statyk

62. Gabon ranks 125 in the best world armies.

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

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

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

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

Author: Wojak

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

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

Author: Fan%

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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 largest lake in Gabon?
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What is the national dish?
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What Gabon has national colors?
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What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a black panther.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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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 motto of this country?
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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

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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