Etiquette in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is located in Central Africa and has a population of 1.2 million people.

The nation is a dominant-party presidential republic.

The official languages of Equatorial Guinea are Spanish, French, and Portuguese, with Fang, Bube, Combe, Pidgin English, and Annobonese as recognized regional languages.

Most residents follow Roman Catholicism.

The currency of Equatorial Guinea is the Central African CFA franc.

Greeting Etiquette

Shake hands and don’t be afraid to stand close during a greetings. Pay particular attention to be polite to elders, those in authority, and professionals.

Ask about a person’s family and health during greetings.

Other Etiquette

Don’t take photographs of sensitive areas; it’s against the law. That includes military bases, ports, airports, and the presidential palace.