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


AREA AND POPULATION. The area of the Gabon Republic covers 267,000 sq. km; its population in 1970 was about 475,000, including about 12,000 Europeans. The capital is Libreville (73,000 inhabitants). A population census took place in 1970.

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 1974

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