Guinea Ecuatorial Malabo, oYala

Traditionally men wear long loose gowns or robes over loose pants that are tapered at the mid calf. Though now it is common to see men in long pants and a t-shirt or light long sleeved shirt.- Vagabond Journey

Women wear long dresses or loose tops with long skirts, often with colorful patterns on them. It is common for women to wear a head wrap and for men to wear a hat.-Vagabond Journey

Equatorial Guinea has a tropical climate with distinct wet and dry seasons. From June to August, Río Muni is dry and Bioko wet; from December to February, the reverse obtains. In between there is gradual transition. Rain or mist occurs daily on Annobón, where a cloudless day has never been registered.-Wikipedia

The flag of Equatorial Guinea was adopted on August 21, 1979.[1] The six stars on the map represent the country's mainland and five islands. Under the rule of dictator Francisco Nguema the flag was modified and a different national emblem was used on it. After he was deposed the original flag was restored.-Wikipedia

The flag is a horizontal tricolor, with green, white and red stripes and a blue triangle at the hoist. Green symbolizes the natural resources, agriculture and jungles of the country. Blue symbolizes the sea, which connects the main country with the islands. White symbolizes peace. Red symbolizes the blood shed by the fighters for independence.[2-Wikipedia

Chicken served in a peanut butter or cream sauce with rice or boiled plantain. This is a common food of Guinea Ecuatorial.

Succatoah is a another common food of Guinea Ecuatorial.

This was the population of Guinea Ecuatorial in 2015.

The currency of Guinea Ecuatorial is the Central African CFA Franc. One U.S. dollar is equall to 0.136306 Central African CFA Franc.

The government of Guinea Ecuatorial is a Dominant Party Presidential Republic

Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (born 5 June 1942) is an Equatoguinean politician who has been President of Equatorial Guinea since 1979. He ousted his uncle, Francisco Macías Nguema, in an August 1979 military coup and has overseen Equatorial Guinea's emergence as an important oil producer, beginning in the 1990s. Obiang was Chairperson of the African Union from 31 January 2011 to 29 January 2012. He is the longest-serving leader in Africa and the longest-serving president in the world.[1]-Wikipedia

Equatorial Guinea, formerly Spanish Guinea, consists of Río Muni (10,045 sq mi; 26,117 sq km), on the western coast of Africa, and several islands in the Gulf of Guinea, the largest of which is Bioko (formerly Fernando Po) (785 sq mi; 2,033 sq km). The other islands are Annobón, Corisco, Elobey Grande, and Elobey Chico. The total area is twice that of Connecticut.

The mainland was originally inhabited by Pygmies. The Fang and Bubi migrated there in the 17th century and to the main island of Fernando Po (now called Bioko) in the 19th century. In the 18th century, the Portuguese ceded land to the Spanish that included Equatorial Guinea. From 1827 to 1844, Britain administered Fernando Po, but it was then reclaimed by Spain. Río Muni, the mainland, was not occupied by the Spanish until 1926. Spanish Guinea, as it was then called, gained independence from Spain on Oct. 12, 1968. It is Africa's only Spanish-speaking country.

Official languages

Spanish (national language)



The principal religion in Equatorial Guinea is Christianity, the faith of 93% of the population. Roman Catholics make up the majority (87%), while a minority are Protestants (5%). 2% of the population follows Islam (mainly Sunni). The remaining 5% practise Animism, Bahá'í Faith, and other beliefs.-google

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