Equatorial Guinea REPUBLIC OF EQUATORIAL GUINEA

International Treaties
Berne Convention
OAPI
Paris Convention
WIPO

Problems
Air carriers safety issues
Disease, malaria infection, gonorrhea
Media banned by law from criticising public figures
Worst human rights record in the world

Currency
CFA franc
(300 CFA francs)

Dialing Code
240

Internet Domain
.gq

Equatorial Guinea
EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT

Education
Free and compulsory for children between the ages of 6 and 14
One university, the Universidad Nacional de Guinea Ecuatorial (UNGE)

Employment Majority
Oil, forestry, farming, fishing

INDUSTRY & TRADE

Banking
BGFIBank Equatorial Guinea (BGFIBank-EG)
Commercial Bank Guinee Equatoriale (CBGE)
Caisse Commune d’Epargne et d’Investissement Guinée Equatoriale (CCEI)[

Electrcity
State-run monopoly, SEGESA

Main Exports
Hydrocarbons, timber

Main Imports
Boilers, machinery, nuclear reactors
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products
Electrical and electronic equipment
Vehicles other than railway
Articles of iron or steel

Main Industries
Oil, forestry, farming, fishing

Telecommunication
France Telecom
Orange

CULTURE

Ethnic Groups
Bantu, Fang

Languages
French
Spanish
Portuguese

Population
676,000 (2009)

Religion
Christian , Roman Catholic

GEOGRAPHICS & CLIMATE

Capital
Malabo

Climate
Tropical

Neighbouring Countries
Cameroon, Gabon

Seasons
Wet and dry season

Timezone
GMT +1

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