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    Equatorial Guinea

    • Equatorial Guinea, country located on the west coast of Africa.
    • It consists of Río Muni (also known as Continental Equatorial Guinea), on the continent, and five islands (known collectively as insular Equatorial Guinea): Bioko (formerly Fernando Po), Corisco, Great Elobey (Elobey Grande), Little Elobey (Elobey Chico), and Annobón (Pagalu).
    • Bata is the administrative capital of the mainland.
    • Formerly a colony of Spain with the name Spanish Guinea, the country achieved its independence on October 12, 1968.
    • The capital is Malabo, on Bioko.

    Equatorial Guinea has so much to offer, here are some of the things Equatorial Guinea is known for.

    • Bioko Island: Going wide-eyed over the strange combination of little villages with Spanish colonial churches, dense rainforest, rare wildlife and oil platforms.
    • Malabo: Exploring the colonial architecture, bustling markets and buzzing nightlife of this city of contrasts.
    • Monte Alen National Park: Whispering during forest walks in search of gorillas, elephants, chimpanzees and a glorious array of colourful birds and insects.
    • Ureca: Watching marine turtles come ashore to lay their eggs from November to January in this region of forests, waterfalls and deserted beaches.
    • Isla Corisco: Treading softly on the squeaky-clean sand of this undiscovered paradise isle before the crowds descend.

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