Ntoum

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Ntoum

Nkan
Town
Marché de Ntoum.jpg
Ntoum is located in Gabon
Ntoum
Ntoum
Location in Gabon
Coordinates: 0°23′4″N 9°45′14″E / 0.38444°N 9.75389°E / 0.38444; 9.75389Coordinates: 0°23′4″N 9°45′14″E / 0.38444°N 9.75389°E / 0.38444; 9.75389
Country Gabon
ProvinceEstuaire Province
DepartmentKomo-Mondah
Population
 (2013)
 • Total51,954
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

Ntoum or Nkan is a town in Estuaire Province in northwestern Gabon . It is the capital of the Komo-Mondah Department. Nkan lies along the N1 road and L106 road, 39.2 kilometres by road east of Libreville and 12.2 kilometres north of Nzamaligue.[1]

Demographics[edit]

In the 2013 census it had a population of 51,954.[2] In the 1993 census it had a population of 6,188 and in 2012 has an estimated population of 11,754.[3]

Transport[edit]

It is served by Nkan Airport.[4] It is located on the Trans-Gabon Railway and is the proposed junction for the line to the iron ore exporting port of Santa Clara.[5]

Industry[edit]

Ntoum has an integrated cement plant.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maps (Map). Google Maps.
  2. ^ http://citypopulation.de/Gabon-Cities.html
  3. ^ "Gabon: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazetteer. Archived from the original on 5 January 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
  4. ^ "Nkan". World Airport Codes. Retrieved 30 March 2012.
  5. ^ "China given monopoly to work Gabon's untapped iron ore resources". Business Report. Retrieved 20 March 2012.