Total area: 28,050 km2
Population: 676,000 (2009 estimate)
Currency: Central African CFA franc (XAF)
Official language(s): Spanish and French
Government: Presidential Republic
Internet TLD: .gq
Calling code: 240
Equatorial Guinea is a country situated in Middle Africa, on its west coast and it is among the smallest countries on the continent. It is bound by the North Atlantic Ocean, Cameroon to the north and Gabon to the east and south.
Even if it is a small country, Equatorial Guinea boasts amazing attractions that contribute directly to the development of tourism. The typical landscape is formed of lush vegetation with dense tropical forests and snow-capped volcanoes.
The capital city, Malabo, is the largest city and most preferred by the tourists who visit the country. Make sure not to miss Monte Alen National Park, to admire a great variety of wildlife, among which leopards, elephants and different bird species. You can also visit Ureca - a beach that will offer an unforgettable stay during summer. Cascades of Moca, Lake Biao and Lake Loreta should be included in your itinerary as well. Weather is the most important thing to consider when organizing a visit to Equatorial Guinea. The best time to visit the country is from November to April.
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