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Equatorial Guinea


    • Location:
      Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cameroon and Gabon

    • Map references:
      Africa

    • Area:

        total area:
        28,050 sq km

        land area:
        28,050 sq km

        comparative area:
        slightly larger than Maryland

    • Land boundaries:
      total 539 km, Cameroon 189 km, Gabon 350 km

    • Coastline:
      296 km

    • Maritime claims:

        exclusive economic zone:
        200 nm

        territorial sea:
        12 nm

    • International disputes:
      maritime boundary dispute with Gabon because of disputed sovereignty over islands in Corisco Bay

    • Climate:
      tropical; always hot, humid

    • Terrain:
      coastal plains rise to interior hills; islands are volcanic

    • Natural resources:
      timber, petroleum, small unexploited deposits of gold, manganese, uranium

    • Land use:

        arable land:
        8%

        permanent crops:
        4%

        meadows and pastures:
        4%

        forest and woodland:
        51%

        other:
        33%

    • Irrigated land:
      NA sq km

    • Environment:

        current issues:
        tap water is not potable; desertification

        natural hazards:
        violent windstorms

        international agreements:
        party to - Biodiversity, Endangered Species, Nuclear Test Ban; signed, but not ratified - Desertification, Law of the Sea

    • Note:
      insular and continental regions rather widely separated






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