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

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Gabon

Capital: Libreville
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Upper middle income
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Land area (km2): 257,670 (2007)
 
Population (people): 1,440,902 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 5.59 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.2% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 60 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 47 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $15,884.18 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 5.7% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Akanda 72320 72320 411 Not Reported
Biringou 303872 303872 684 Not Reported
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda 903129 903129 4934 Not Assigned
Iguela 28846 28846 795 IV
Ivindo 303873 303873 2983 Not Reported
Loango 303874 303874 1509 Not Reported
Lopé 303875 303875 4945 Not Reported
Mayumba 301850 301850 965 Not Reported
Minkebe 72324 72324 7539 Not Reported
Monts de Cristal 306237 306237 1191 Not Reported
Monts Doudou 166788 166788 2641 Not Reported
Moukalaba 28847 28847 216 Not Reported
Moukalaba doudou 303877 303877 4458 Not Reported
Moukalaba-Dougoua 28848 28848 1071 IV
Mwagne 303878 303878 1166 Not Reported
Ngove-Ndogo 28844 28844 2769 IV
Ouanga Plain 28840 28840 108 Not Reported
Petit Loango 28839 28839 472 Not Reported
Petit Loango 67932 67932 1483 Not Reported
Plateaux Batéké 306235 306235 2041 Not Reported
Pongara 303879 303879 963 Not Reported
Sette-Cama 28845 28845 2390 Not Reported
Setté Cama 67933 67933 1920 Not Reported
Waka 303880 303880 1062 Not Reported
Wonga-Wongué 666 666 4263 Not Reported
Wongha-Wonghé 67931 67931 3824 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 42.57 26.34 23.03 59.67 68.26
Central African mangroves 1.97 47.58 23.43 16.96 34.45
Northwestern Congolian lowland forests 37.88 17.91 20.99 23.2 19.79
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 17.58 8.88 6.95 11.31 14.44
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