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Woleu-Ntem is the northernmost of Gabon's nine provinces. It covers an area of 38,465 km² and named after Woleu and Ntem rivers that cross it. The provincial capital is Oyem, which had a total of 60,685 inhabitants in 2013.
Woleu-Ntem Province in Gabon
|• Total||38,465 km2 (14,851 sq mi)|
|• Density||4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)|
As Woleu-Ntem is the most northerly province of Gabon, it is the only province that borders Cameroon, and the only one with multiple foreign borders (other two being the Republics of the Congo and of Equatorial Guinea). It borders the following areas of these countries:
- Sangha Department, Republic of the Congo – east
- South Province, Cameroon – north
- Kié-Ntem Province, Equatorial Guinea – northwest, north of Wele-Nzas
- Wele-Nzas Province, Equatorial Guinea – northwest, east of Centro Sur and south of Kié-Ntem
- Centro Sur Province, Equatorial Guinea – northwest, west of Wele-Nzas
Domestically, it borders the following provinces:
Woleu-Ntem is divided into 5 departments:
- "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
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