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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
Woleu-Ntem Province in Gabon
Woleu-Ntem Province in Gabon
Coordinates: 1°17′36″N 11°50′8″E / 1.29333°N 11.83556°E / 1.29333; 11.83556Coordinates: 1°17′36″N 11°50′8″E / 1.29333°N 11.83556°E / 1.29333; 11.83556
Country Gabon
CapitalOyem
Area
 • Total38,465 km2 (14,851 sq mi)
Population
(2013 census)
 • Total154,986
 • Density4.0/km2 (10/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.641[1]
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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:

Domestically, it borders the following provinces:

DepartmentsEdit

 
Departments of Woleu-Ntem

Woleu-Ntem is divided into 5 departments:

ReferencesEdit

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

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