Gabon flag information
Description flag of Gabon
three equal horizontal bands of green (top), yellow and blue
Related country flags
Official country name
Republique gabonaise (long)
Gabonese (singular and plural) (noun) Gabon (adjective)
French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, Bandjabi
republic; multiparty presidential regime
1,485,832 ranked 153, (data 2008)
a small population and oil and mineral reserves have helped Gabon become one of Africa's wealthier countries; in general, these circumstances have allowed the country to maintain and conserve its pristine rain forest and rich biodiversity. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
Coastline 885 km.
2,551km, Cameroon 298 km, Republic of the Congo 1,903 km, Equatorial Guinea 350 km.
9 provinces; Estuaire, Haut-Ogooue, Moyen-Ogooue, Ngounie, Nyanga, Ogooue-Ivindo, Ogooue-Lolo, Ogooue-Maritime, Woleu-Ntem
17 August 1960 (from France)