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Where is Equatorial Guinea?

map showing the location of Equatorial Guinea

Located in the continent of Africa, Equatorial Guinea covers 28,051 square kilometers of land, making it the 147th largest nation in terms of land area.

Equatorial Guinea became an independent state in 1968, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Equatorial Guinea is 685,991 (2012) and the nation has a density of 24 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Equatorial Guinea is the CFA Franc BEAC (XAF). As well, the people of Equatorial Guinea are refered to as Equatorial Guinean/Equatoguinean.

The dialing code for the country is 240 and the top level internet domain for Equatorial Guinean/Equatoguinean sites is .gq.

Equatorial Guinea shares land borders with 2 countries: Cameroon, Gabon.

To learn more, visit our detailed Equatorial Guinea section.

Quick facts

Population 685,991
Density 24.5 / km2 ( 63.3 / mi2 )
Languages Spanish, French, Portuguese
Independence Year 1968
Capital Malabo (Bioko Norte)
Currency CFA Franc BEAC
GDP 14,308,094,225 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 20,858 (2014 data)
Land Area 28,051 km2 (10,831 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Gabon, Cameroon
Minimum Longitude 5.600
Maximum Longitude 11.340
Mininum Latitude -1.460
Maximum Latitude 3.790

What is the capital of Equatorial Guinea?

map showing the location of Equatorial Guinea
Location of Malabo on a map.

Malabo is the capital city of Equatorial Guinea. It has a population of 155,963, and is located on a latitue of 3.75 and longitude of 8.78.

Malabo is also the political center of Equatorial Guinea, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Malabo, the Capital Of Equatorial Guinea

City Malabo
Country Equatorial Guinea
Population 155,963
Longitude 8.78333000
Latitude 3.75000000
Elevation 40 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Equatorial Guinea

Rank City Population
#1Bata173,046
#2Malabo155,963

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.