|Time zone:||GMT +1 (West Africa time)||Daylight savings: None|
|Main languages:||French, Spanish||Other languages: Bubi, Fang|
Cooperation Financiere en Afrique Centrale francs (XAF)|
€1 = CFA0.00, $1 = CFA587, £1 = CFA781
(rates as of Sep 2016)
|Internet Domain:||.gq||International Dialling Code: 240|
For help planning your trip to Equatorial Guinea including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Equatorial Guinea trip planning page.
Further information on Equatorial Guinea
Discover more about Equatorial Guinea - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.
Geography & Natural Features
Total area: 28,051 sq km (0 sq km under water)
Coastline: 296 km (Gulf of Guinea)
Climate: Tropical climate, it is always hot and humid with heavy rainfall most of the year and occasional violent windstorms and flash floods.
Highest mountain: Pico Basile (3,008m)
Freedom & Rights
Summary status and rankings for Equatorial Guinea from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.
|Freedom in the World||Not Free||-|
|Democracy Index||Authoritarian regime||164/167|
|Press Freedom||Very serious situation||165/179|
|ILGA LGBT rights||Limited rights||-|
|Corruption Perceptions||No Data||-|
Other Data & Links
Full name: Republic of Equatorial Guinea Status: Independent Country
Population: 722,254 (rank: 162/196) Density: 25.7 people/sq km (rank: 152/196)
Ethnic groups: Fang 85.7%, Bubi 6.5%, Mdowe 3.6%, Annobon 1.6%, Bujeba 1.1%, other 1.4% (1994 census)
Religions: nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
GDP (PPP): $19.68 billion GDP per capita: $25,700 (rank: 42/195)