Gabon Overview Nations // Africa

OVERVIEW The Gabonese Republic is a former French colony on Africa's west coast. Gabon is bordered to the north by Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon, on the south and east by the Republic of Congo, and to the west by the Gulf of Guinea (Atlantic Ocean). While home to more than 40 ethnic groups, Gabon has largely escaped the ethnic tension of many other African states. Gabon's relative prosperity and stability can be attributed to its small population, abundant natural resources and considerable...


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