Database containing all the cities, villages, and natural places from Equatorial Guinea. All developers can use it with APIs and GraphQL. Source: Geonames.
Equatorial Guinea is a country in Central Africa that is surrounded by volcanic islands and rainforests. The population of Equatorial Guinea is 1.356 million, and the capital of the country is Malabo, a port city.
Historical overview of Equatorial Guinea
Pygmies initially inhabited the region. But now, they are found only in the southern part of Ro Muni, which is a continental region of Equatorial Guinea. Fernando Po first discovered the island of Fernando Poo in 1471. Fernando Po was a famous navigator of Portuguese descent.
A geographical overview of Equatorial Guinea
The terrain of the overall region is, in particular, very rough. The country shares its boundaries with two other countries. It includes Cameroon in the north and Gabon in the east and southern part of the region. The country also features some islands such as Bioko, Annobon, Corisco, and Little Elobey.
Climate you need to know about
The climate here is tropical, and the country experiences a lot of rainfall from September – November on its coast. However, the islands of the region also experience rainfall from February-June. The average rainfall is between 95 inches – 180 inches. The temperatures here are high. The average temperature of the region is 25 °C-27 °C. However, it can go up to 32°C as well.
The people of Fang inhabit the major portion of the land. However, other people having Bubi, Yoruba, Igbo, Seke, and Spaniard ethnicity also reside in the region. Due to Fang and Buba people being more in number than the rest of the groups, the prominent languages of the region is Fang and Bubi. However, the official languages of the country are Spanish and French. French is more popular than Spanish and is spoken in Bioko and Rio Muni. Portuguese is also spoken in some of the volcanic islands like Annobon. The religion of the country is Roman Catholic, but not everyone practices it. Sunni Muslims, people with traditional beliefs, and others also live in the region.