Moyen-Ogooué Province

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Moyen-Ogooué
Moyen-Ogooué Province in Gabon
Moyen-Ogooué Province in Gabon
Coordinates: 0°30′S 10°30′E / 0.500°S 10.500°E / -0.500; 10.500Coordinates: 0°30′S 10°30′E / 0.500°S 10.500°E / -0.500; 10.500
Country Gabon
CapitalLambaréné
Area
 • Total18,535 km2 (7,156 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total69,287
 • Density3.7/km2 (9.7/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.659[1]
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Moyen-Ogooué is one of Gabon's nine provinces. It covers an area of 18,535 km2 (7,156 sq mi). The provincial capital is Lambaréné.

Unlike any other province of Gabon, Moyen-Ogooué has neither seacoast nor a foreign border. It borders the following provinces:

Moyen-Ogooué borders all but two of the rest of Gabon's provinces, thus more than any other province.

Departments[edit]

Departments of Moyen-Ogooué

Moyen-Ogooué is divided into 2 departments:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Further reading[edit]

  • Petringa, Maria. Brazza, A Life for Africa. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4259-1198-0. Describes Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza's extensive explorations of the Ogoué River basin.