Gabon


Currency

The Central African CFA franc (code: XAF) is the official currency of Gabon.

Capital

Libreville

Location

Gabon is located in Africa.


Gabon Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 1,505,000

Estimated population (2000): 1,235,000

Estimated population (1950): 469,000

Flag


Gabon Flag

Economy

Gabon has a high per capita income compared to most of sub-Saharan Africa. But it is highly depended on resource extraction industry. The oil sector accounts for 50% of GDP and 80% of exports.