Gabon is located on the Atlantic coast in Central Africa and is home to 1.475 million people.
Gabon is a dominant-party presidential republic.
The official language of Gabon is French. Local languages include Fang, Myene, Punu, and Nzebi.
About 75% of citizens practice Christianity, 12% practice Islam, and 10% practice traditional beliefs. Another 5% follow no religion or are atheists.
The currency of Gabon is the Central African CFA franc.