Equatorial Guinea profile

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: 50 years (men), 53 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 CFA (Communaute Financiere Africaine) franc = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Petroleum, timber, cocoa
  • GNI per capita: US $15,670 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .gq
  • International dialling code: +240

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