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Capital:
Malabo
Government:
Dominant-Party Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Economy:
  • The discovery and exploitation of large oil and gas reserves have contributed to dramatic economic growth.
  • Forestry and farming are minor components of GDP.
  • Subsistence farming is the dominant livelihood.
Population:
836,178 (2020) (164th)
Land Size:
28,051 sq km (10,830 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Fang: 85.7%
  • Bubi: 6.5%
  • Mdowe: 3.6%
  • Annobon: 1.6%
  • Bujeba: 1.1%
  • Other: 1.4% (1994 census)
Religions:
  • Christianity and predominately Roman Catholicism
  • Indigenous African Religions
Languages(s):
  • Spanish (official): 67.6%
  • Other (includes French (official), Fang, Bubi): 32.4%