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Climate:

Gabon has the moist, hot climate typical of tropical regions. The hottest month is January, with an average high at Libreville of 31 C  and an average low of 23 C. Average July temperatures in the capital range between 20 and 28 C. From June to September there is virtually no rain but high humidity.

Language:

The official language of Gabon is French, while 32% of the people speak Fang as a mother tongue. French is the medium of instruction. Before World War II very few Gabonese learned French, nearly all of them working in either business or government administration.

Currency:

The CFA Franc is the official currency of Gabon. 1 CFA Franc (XAF) = 100 centime. The Gabonese currency is available in both paper Notes and Coins. For an instant online currency exchange rate.

Visas:

http://www.gabon.visahq.com

Population:

The population of Gabon in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 1, 329, 000, which placed it as number 146 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 6% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 40% of the population under 15 years of age.

Capital City:

Libreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon. The city is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea, and a trade center for a timber region. As of 2005, it has a population of 578, 156.

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