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Country (long form) Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Capital Malabo
Total Area 10,830.55 sq mi
28,051.00 sq km
(slightly smaller than Maryland)
Population 486,060 (July 2001 est.)
Estimated Population in 2050 1,239,724
Languages Spanish (official), French (official), pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo
Literacy 78.5% total, 89.6% male, 68.1% female (1995 est.)
Religions nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Life Expectancy 51.89 male, 56.07 female (2001 est.)
Government Type republic
Currency 1 Communaute Financiere Africaine franc (CFAF) = 100 centimes
GDP (per capita) $2,000 (2000 est.)
Industry petroleum, fishing, sawmilling, natural gas
Agriculture coffee, cocoa, rice, yams, cassava (tapioca), bananas, palm oil nuts; livestock; timber
Arable Land 5%
Natural Resources oil, petroleum, timber, small unexploited deposits of gold, manganese, uranium
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Geography of Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea, or Republic of Equatorial Guinea, a country of west-central Africa.

History of Guinea

Guinea has been inhabited since ancient times, but little is known about the region's early history.