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Gabon's Quick Facts

Land Area 257,667 km2
Water Area 10,000 km2
Total Area 267,667 km2
Population 1,738,541
Population Density 6.50 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $35.98 Billion
GDP Per Capita $19,300
Currency Franc (XAF)
Largest Cities
  • Libreville (834,204)
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • Coat of Arms: Gabon's coat of arms was adopted on July 15, 1963, and is composed of two panthers supporting a shield. The okoume tree is a symbol of timber trade, the panthers are for vigilance and courage, and the image on the shield represents moving towards a brighter future.

    The ribbon below the shield displays the national motto in French, "Union, Travail, Justice" ("Union, Work, Justice"); the ribbon above the shield reads in Latin: "Uniti Progrediemur" ("We shall go forward united").
  • Flag of Gabon
  • Motto: "Union, Travail, Justice" (French for, "Union, Work, Justice")

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