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Gabonese Symbols

  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Gabon

  • 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")

Gabon's Information

Flag of Gabon
Land Area 257,667 km2
Water Area 10,000 km2
Total Area 267,667km2 (#76)
Population 1,738,541 (#152)
Population Density 6.75/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $35.98 Billion
GDP Per Capita 19,300$
Currency Franc (XAF)
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