Re: Ghana move to Equatorial Guinea. That's muy caliente!
Republic of Equatorial Guinea
President: Col. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo (1979)
Prime Minister: Vicente Ehate Tomi (2012)
Total area: 10,830 sq mi (28,050 sq km)
Population (2012 est.): 685,991 (growth rate: 2.61%); birth rate: 34.88/1000; infant mortality rate: 75.18/1000; life expectancy: 62.75; density per sq km: 20
Capital and largest city (2009 est.): Malabo, 128,000
Monetary unit: CFA Franc
National name: Républica de Guinea Ecuatorial
Current government officials
Languages: Spanish, French (both official); pidgin English, Fang, Bubi, Ibo
Ethnicity/race: Bioko (primarily Bubi, some Fernandinos), Río Muni (primarily Fang); less than 1,000 Europeans, mostly Spanish
National Holiday: Independence Day, October 12
Religions: nominally Christian and predominantly Roman Catholic, pagan practices
Literacy rate: 87% (2011 est.)
Economic summary: GDP/PPP (2011 est.): $26.11 billion; per capita $19,300 (2011 est.). Real growth rate: –7.1. Inflation: 7%. Unemployment: 22.3% (2011 est.). Arable land: 5%. Agriculture: coffee, cocoa, rice, yams, cassava (tapioca), bananas, palm oil nuts; livestock; timber. Labor force: 195,200 (2011) Industries: petroleum, fishing, sawmilling, natural gas. Natural resources: petroleum, natural gas, timber, gold, bauxite, diamonds, tantalum, sand and gravel, clay. Exports: $13.65 billion (2011 est.): petroleum, methanol, timber, cocoa. Imports: $7.187 billion (2011 est.): petroleum sector equipment, other equipment. Major trading partners: U.S., China, Spain, Taiwan, Portugal, South Korea, France, UK, Côte d'Ivoire, Italy (2004).
Communications: Telephones: main lines in use: 13,500 (2011); mobile cellular: 399,300 (2011). Radio broadcast stations: AM 0, FM 3, shortwave 5 (2002). Television broadcast stations: 19 (2006). Internet hosts: 7 (2011). Internet users: 14,400 (2011).
Transportation: Railways: total: 0 km. Highways: total: 2,880 km (2011 est.). Ports and harbors: Malabo. Airports: 7 (2011)
Pro Tennis Player
New York, New York
#1 Fan of Melanie Oudin and Lauren Davis