Estuaire Province

Estuaire is the most populous of Gabon's nine provinces. It covers an area of 20,740 km2. The provincial capital is Libreville, which is also Gabon's national capital. The province is named for the Gabon Estuary, which lies at the heart of the province.

Coat of arms of Estuaire
Estuaire Province in Gabon
Estuaire Province in Gabon
Coordinates: 0°23′40″N 9°25′45″E / 0.39444°N 9.42917°E / 0.39444; 9.42917Coordinates: 0°23′40″N 9°25′45″E / 0.39444°N 9.42917°E / 0.39444; 9.42917
Country Gabon
 • Total20,740 km2 (8,010 sq mi)
 (2013 census)
 • Total895,689
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.687[1]

Estuaire is at the northwestern corner of Gabon, its western edge as the shores of the Gulf of Guinea. To the north, Estuaire borders the Republic of Equatorial Guinea: the Litoral Province in the northwest, and the Centro Sur Province in the northeast. Domestically, it borders the following provinces:


Estuaire is divided into 6 departments:


  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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