Djibloho, officially the Administrative City of Djibloho,[1] (Spanish: Ciudad administrativa de Djibloho)[2] is the newest province of Equatorial Guinea, formally established by law in 2017.[3] The administrative city was initially carved out of Añisok, a district in Wele-Nzas,[4] on 1 August 2015,[5] and was created to eventually replace Malabo as Equatorial Guinea's future national capital.[6]

Djibloho
Jungle around Ciudad de la Paz
Jungle around Ciudad de la Paz
Equatorial Guinea is located near the centre of Río Muni, the part of Equatorial Guinea on the African mainland.
Coordinates: 1°36′N 10°48′E / 1.6°N 10.8°E / 1.6; 10.8Coordinates: 1°36′N 10°48′E / 1.6°N 10.8°E / 1.6; 10.8
CountryEquatorial Guinea
Established2017
CapitalCiudad de la Paz
Time zoneUTC+1 (WAT)

AdministrationEdit

Bioko Norte ProvinceBioko Sur ProvinceLitoral Province (Equatorial Guinea)Kié-Ntem ProvinceKié-Ntem ProvinceCentro Sur ProvinceCentro Sur ProvinceCentro Sur ProvinceCentro Sur ProvinceDjibloho ProvinceDjibloho ProvinceDjibloho ProvinceWele-Nzas ProvinceWele-Nzas ProvinceWele-Nzas ProvinceWele-Nzas ProvinceAnnobón Province 
A clickable map of Equatorial Guinea exhibiting its two regions and eight provinces. The island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe is not part of Equatorial Guinea.

Djibloho comprises two urban districts, Ciudad de la Paz and Mbere.[5] The capital is Ciudad de la Paz ("City of Peace"),[7] known as Oyala until 2017.[8] In the 2017 national parliamentary election, Djibloho elected one senator and one deputy.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Congratulations from Djibloho Government Delegate". Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office. 4 June 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ Sierra, Verjan; Rodrigo, Cristian (2015). "Accesibilidad a la futura ciudad administrativa de Djibloho a través de la red de carreteras del estado de Guinea Ecuatorial- África Central". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. ^ "La Presidencia de la República sanciona dos nuevas leyes" (in Spanish). Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  4. ^ Law, Gwillim (22 March 2016). "Provinces of Equatorial Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Solemn inauguration of the new city of Djibloho". Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office. 3 August 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Equatorial Guinea government moves to new city in rainforest". BBC News. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  7. ^ "领区概况" [Consular area overview] (in Chinese). General Consulate of the People's Republic of China in Bata. 15 May 2015. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  8. ^ "Prime Minister presents draft laws before Chamber of Deputies". Equatorial Guinea Press and Information Office. 25 February 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  9. ^ "Decreto Presidencial por el que se disuelve la Cámara de los Diputados, el Senado y los Ayuntamientos y se convoca elecciones generales para la Cámara de los Diputados, el Senado y Municipales" (PDF) (in Spanish). Government of Equatorial Guinea. 15 September 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.