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Gabon
(2,361 words)

La République gabonaise (The Gabonese Republic)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

2,151,000

Area

270,000 sq. km (100,000 sq. mi)

Population density

8/sq. km (21/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

2.19% (per 1,000: births 26, deaths 7)

Under 15 years

36%

Urban dwellers

90% (2.27% p.a.)

Capital city

Libreville 834,000

Languages & peoples (World Christian Database)

Mother tongues

31% Fang, 10% Punu, 8% Njebi, 6% Teke-Tege, 4% Mbere, …

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“Gabon”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 31 July 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02GAB>
First published online: 2020



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