• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The area of the Gabon Republic covers 267,000 sq. km; its population in 1974 (estimate) was about 950,000, including about 12,000 Europeans. The capital is Libreville (251,400 inhabitants), Port Gentil (77,111).

République Gabonaise

Books of Reference

  1. Lasserre, G., Libreville, la ville et sa région. Paris, 1958Google Scholar
  2. Thiery, Y. and Delarozière, R., Carte ethnique du Gabon. Paris, 1945Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1977

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