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Elobey Grande, or Great Elobey, is an island of Equatorial Guinea, lying at the mouth of the Mitémélé River.[1] It is sparsely inhabited. Elobey Chico is a smaller island offshore, now uninhabited but once the colonial capital of the Río Muni. The island is located in the Gulf of Guinea.

Elobey Grande
Corisco Island and the Elobey Islands
LocationGulf Of Guinea
Coordinates0°59′N 9°30′E / 0.983°N 9.500°E / 0.983; 9.500Coordinates: 0°59′N 9°30′E / 0.983°N 9.500°E / 0.983; 9.500
Equatorial Guinea


  1. ^ Africa Pilot: Comprising the west coast of Africa from Bakasi Peninsula to Cape Agulhas, islands in the Bight of Biafra, Ascension Island, Saint Helena Island, Tristan da Cunha Group, and Gough Island. Volume II. Hydrographer of the Navy. 1977. p. 102.