Africa

Equatorial Guinea profile - Key facts

  • 23 December 2014
  • From the section Africa
Road construction in Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is one of the continent's smallest countries
  • Full name: The Republic of Equatorial Guinea
  • Population: 740,000 (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Malabo
  • Area: 28,051 sq km (10,830 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, French
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 54 years (men), 57 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Petroleum, timber, cocoa
  • GNI per capita: US $14,320 (World Bank, 2013)
  • Internet domain: .gq
  • International dialling code: +240