Provinces of Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is divided into two regions and seven provinces (Spanish: provincias, French: province, Portuguese: províncias).[1][2] The newest province is Djibloho, created in 2017 with its headquarters at Ciudad de la Paz, the country's future capital.[3][4]

RegionsEdit

  1. Insular Region (capital at Malabo)
  2. Río Muni (capital at Bata)

ProvincesEdit

Annobón ProvinceBioko Norte ProvinceBioko Sur ProvinceCentro Sur ProvinceKié-Ntem ProvinceLitoral Province (Equatorial Guinea)Wele-Nzas Province 
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Annobón, Bioko Norte and Bioko Sur are in the Insular Region; the other five provinces are in the Continental Region.

Key Province Capital Population
(2015)[5]
Area
(km2)[1][6]
1   Annobón San Antonio de Palé 5,314 17
2   Bioko Norte Rebola 300,374 776
3   Bioko Sur Luba 34,674 1,241
4   Centro Sur Evinayong 141,986 9,931
5   Kié-Ntem Ebebiyín 183,664 3,943
6   Litoral Bata 367,348 6,666
7   Wele-Nzas Mongomo 192,017 5,026
  Djibloho Ciudad de la Paz 453

SubdivisionsEdit

The provinces are further divided into 19 districts and 37 municipalities.[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Law, Gwillim (22 March 2016). "Provinces of Equatorial Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  2. ^ "El Gobierno inicia sus actividades en Djibloho" (in Spanish). PDGE. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  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. ^ "Equatorial Guinea government moves to new city in rainforest". BBC News. 8 February 2017. Retrieved 25 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Equatorial Guinea". Archived from the original on 2016-03-09.
  6. ^ http://www.inege.gq/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/ANUARIO-ESTADISTICO-DE-GUINEA-ECUATORIAL-2018-.pdf
  7. ^ Guinea Ecuatorial en Cifras 2019 [Equatorial Guinea in Figures 2019] (PDF) (in Spanish). Malabo: INEGE. 2018. p. 9. Retrieved 30 November 2020.