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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Equatorial Guinea

Capital: Malabo
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
Key Statistics & Quick Links
Land area (km2): 28,050 (2007)
 
Population (people): 665,798 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 23.74 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 3.1% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 55 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 86 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $41,745.17 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 15.3% (2007)
Key Statistics & Quick Links: Biodiversity
Forest area (% of land area): 59.2% (2007)
 
Primary forest extent (1000 hectares): 0 (2010)
 
Extent of FSC certified forests (hectares): No data
 
Terrestrial protected area (% of land area): 25.04% (2014)
 
Marine protected area (% of Exclusive Economic Zone): 0.11% (2014)

 
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All Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Altos de Nsork 20268 20268 693 II
Annobón 20269 20269 235 Not Reported
Caldera de Luba 313354 313354 511 Ib
Corisco y Elobeyes 313364 313364 478 Not Reported
Estuario del Muni 20260 20260 603 Not Reported
Monte Alén 20267 20267 1939 II
Monte Temelón 313366 313366 257 IV
Pico de Basilé 20264 20264 323 II
Piedra Bere 313359 313359 204 III
Piedra Nzas 313360 313360 185 III
Reserve Natural del Estuario del Muni 901294 901294 2627 Not Reported
Rio Campo 313361 313361 337 IV
Río Ntem o Campo 901295 901295 334 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests 7.19 16.86 23.03 12.76 9.35
Central African mangroves 0.28 79.88 23.43 3.03 10.32
Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests 0.54 98.63 25.33 3.5 13.64
Mount Cameroon and Bioko montane forests 0.04 100.0 64.21 10.94 17.04
Sao Tome, Principe and Annobon moist lowland forests 0.0 100.0 1.42 1.42 100.0
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Marine Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Gulf of Guinea Central 4.26 3.51 2.08 15.66 26.5
Gulf of Guinea Islands 0.08 78.56 5.43 6.91 99.89
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Number of Amphibian, Bird and Mammal Species
Class Total number of species (sum of CR, EN, VU, NT, LC and DD) Total number of threatened species (sum of CR, EN and VU) Critically Endangered (CR) Endangered (EN) Vulnerable (VU) Near Threatened (NT) Least Concern (LC) Data Deficient (DD)
Amphibia
90 5 0 5 0 1 82 2
Aves
494 7 1 0 6 13 471 3
Mammalia
202 25 4 8 13 5 153 19
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