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1. gabon, gabonese republic, gabun

a republic on the west coast of Africa

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a republic in W central Africa, on the Atlantic: settled by the French in 1839; made part of the French Congo in 1888; became independent in 1960; almost wholly forested. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority; Muslim and animist minorities. Currency: franc. Capital: Libreville. Pop: 2 025 137 (2017 est). Area: 267 675 sq km (103 350 sq miles)
. Former English spelling: Gaboon

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country in WC Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea: formerly a French territory, it became independent in 1960: 103,347 sq mi (267,667 sq km); pop. 1,012,000; cap. Libreville

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A country of west-central Africa on the Atlantic Ocean. Previously inhabited by Pygmy and then Bantu-speaking peoples, the region was visited by the Portuguese in 1472 and settled by the French in 1841. It became part of French Equatorial Africa in 1910 and achieved independence in 1960. Libreville is the capital.

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