Welcome To Gabon

  • Country Profile
  • Development Agenda

Gabon

The Gabonese Republic is located on the west coast of central Africa. It shares a border with Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon and the Republic of Congo. Since achieving its independence from France in 1960, Gabon has only had 3 presidents.  Late President Omar Bongo ruled for more than four decades until his death in 2009. Gabon is a major oil producer and one of the most prosperous countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. However, due to inequality in income distribution, the majority of the population live in poverty.

President: Ali Ben Bongo Ondimba

Capital: Libreville

Population: 1.7 million

Religion: Christianity

Languages: French, Bantu

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Gabon Vision 2025

Gabon Vision 2025 aims to guarantee better living conditions for the entire country. This vision is centred around 4 pillars: Access to a better living environment, equal opportunities, employment for all and shared prosperity.