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  President of Gabon Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In 1910, Gabon became one of the four territories of French Equatorial Africa, a federation that survived until 1959.
Gabon is also noted for efforts to preserve the natural environment with what may be the largest area of nature parks in the world.
Gabon is more prosperous than most nearby countries, with a per capita income of four times the average for Sub-Saharan Africa.
www.echostatic.com /President_of_Gabon.html   (489 words)

  
 flag of Gabon - Naval Flags flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
flag of Gabon - Naval Flags flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
The flag is white with a tricolour horizontally divided stripe at the hoist and with (what I believe to be) the Navy emblem in the middle of the white field.
The emblem consists of the shield from the coat of arms held by the golden panthers (much as in the coat of arms) and behind it an anchor, a parachute and a coil of string.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/ga~rank.html   (591 words)

  
 Travel Guide to Gabon Africa
Gabon is situated on the west coast of Africa and is bordered on the north by Cameroon, on the east and south by the Congo and the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the northwest by Equatorial Guinea.
Rising from the coastal lowlands (which range in width from 18 to 125 miles) is a band more than 60 miles wide forming a rocky escarpment that ranges in height from 600 to 2,000 ft. Rivers descending from the interior have carved deep channels in the face of the escarpment.
The northern coastline is deeply indented with bays, estuaries and deltas as far south as the mouth of the Ogowe River, forming excellent natural shelters.
www.africaguide.com /country/gabon   (271 words)

  
 GABON ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The first president of Gabon, elected in 1961, was Léon_M’ba, with Omar Bongo as his vice president.
Gabon is located on the Atlantic coast of central Africa.
During the 1990s, devaluation of the CFA_franc left Gabon struggling to pay its overseas debt; France and the IMF have provided further loans and aid in exchange for the implementation of changes to the economy.
www.adscontractors.com /Gabon   (664 words)

  
 flag of Gabon flags, Fahnen, Flaggen, FOTW bei Nationalflaggen.de
Before that a square flag being banner of arms was used, as shown, e.g., in Smith (1982).
White flag with the national tricolour in the canton and (I guess) the Ministry of Defence emblem in the fly.
White flag with the national tricolour in a square canton and with (I presume) the Armed Forces badge in the upper fly and five golden five-pointed stars along the lower part of the flag.
www.nationalflaggen.de /flags-of-the-world/flags/ga.html   (645 words)

  
 Gabon Flag, Gabon History, Culture of Gabon, Economy of Gabon, History of Gabon
Gabon has a diverse ethnic makeup, although most of the inhabitants are Bantu-speaking.
Even though Gabon is rich in natural resources, poor fiscal management has hindered the economy though improvements are underway.
Gabon's folklore seems close to the ancient art of the minstrel, where a storyteller, accompanying himself on the harp, recites half spoken, half sung epics.
www.mapsofworld.com /country-profile/gabon1.html   (378 words)

  
 Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Namely, the current flag of Gabon is exceptional in one particular element to all other flags of the region and time, and that is the ratio - 3:4.
The vex-books (Smith 1980 for example) state that GA used the same flag with middle stripe thinner (Smith does not say that it was half the current width!), and with french flag in cantion.
As far as In remember a project of pre-independence flag of Gabon was the same flag, but with a MUCH NARROWER central stripe (and a French tricolour in the canton, of course).
www.netlinkit.dk /fotw/flags/ga.html   (814 words)

  
 Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to Devereux (1994), the colours mean respectively the forest, the Equator line (which crosses the country) and the sea.
The Constitution of the Republic of Gabon was adopted on 14 March 1991 (law 3/91, 26 March 1991) and amended on 22 April 1997.
The national emblem is the tricolor flag, green, yellow, blue in three horizontal bands of equal dimension.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/ga.html   (380 words)

  
 Search Results for Gabon - Encyclopædia Britannica
Gabon is a republic of central Africa, on the Atlantic Ocean.
In February 2003, Gérard Nguema Mitoghe, president of Gabon's opposition National Rally of Republicans, demanded the dissolution of Parliament and municipal councils, citing the high level of voter...
Gabon is a republic of central Africa, situated on the Atlantic Ocean.
www.britannica.com /search?query=Gabon&submit=Find&source=MWTEXT   (332 words)

  
 Gabon Travel | Guide to travelling Gabon | Travellerspoint
Gabon's rare and somewhat perplexing wealth, earned through the country's oil trade, has a dramatic effect on the West Afican country's modern day life.
Though issues of poor health care and public education plague Gabon's reputation, the nation has invested heavily in propelling a rich image to the world, with the big city vibe of its capital, Libreville, as well as the fashionable restaurants, bars and cafes of towns like Port-Gentil.
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www.travellerspoint.com /destination.cfm?country=Gabon   (251 words)

  
 National Flag of Gabon
This illustration of the Gabon Flag is available for immediate download as a single flag or as part of a complete set of international flags.
Two sizes for each country flag are available: one in the official proportions as specified by the particular country and one in a standardized 3:5 ratio.
Our flag illustrations are used by major book publishers, magazines, government agencies, international organizations, professional sports associations, international companies and professional designers around the world.
www.flagart.com /flags/gabon.htm   (443 words)

  
 Gabon - Naval Flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
White swallow-tailed flag with horizontally divided tricolour stripe at hoist and with two anchors in saltire in upper fly.
Flag similar to Chief of Naval Staff, but instead of the anchors five golden five-pointed stars in the middle of the fly, arranged 1-3-1.
Triangular pennant with a stripe at hoist horizontally divided in the national tricolour and white fly with fl anchor.
www.flagspot.com /flags/ga~rank.html   (579 words)

  
 Gabon, Map and Flag
Ruled by autocratic presidents since independence from France in 1960, Gabon introduced a multiparty system and a new constitution in the early 1990s that allowed for a more transparent electoral process and for reforms of governmental institutions.
Gabon depended on timber and manganese until oil was discovered offshore in the early 1970s.
In 1997, an IMF mission to Gabon criticized the government for overspending on off-budget items, overborrowing from the central bank, and slipping on its schedule for privatization and administrative reform.
www.greatestcities.com /Africa/Gabon.html   (1244 words)

  
 Gabon - Flag - Introduction - Background
Gabon's current President, El Hadj Omar BONGO Ondimba - one of the longest-serving heads of state in the world - has dominated Gabon's political scene for almost four decades.
However, the low turnout and allegations of electoral fraud during the most recent local elections in 2002-03 have exposed the weaknesses of formal political structures in Gabon.
Presidential elections scheduled for 2005 are unlikely to bring change since the opposition remains weak, divided, and financially dependent on the current regime.
www.exxun.com /Gabon/a_fg.html   (398 words)

  
 Gabon Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
Mayumba would be Gabon's premier beach resort if it weren't so hard to get to.
With a vast sprawl of virgin rainforests and teeming wildlife, Gabon is The Ghost Who Walks territory.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/africa/gabon   (126 words)

  
 African Studies Center | Gabon Page
The index has been created by The Norwegian Council for Africa, as part of its comprehensive effort to strengthen the knowledge of Africa and African affairs.
The Country Analysis Briefs (CABs) provide an overview of the energy situation for Gabon which has current interest to energy analysts and policy makers.
The Ethnologue is a catalog of the world's languages including information on alternate names, number of speakers, location, dialects, linguistic affiliation, and other sociolinguistic and demographic information.
www.sas.upenn.edu /African_Studies/Country_Specific/Gabon.html   (150 words)

  
 Gabon Flag
This Gabon flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets, or for indoor use with lined pole hem, velcro tabs and fringe.
There are 5 flag sizes available which are 4" x 6", 2' x 3', 3' X 5', 4' X 6' and 5' X 8'
www.njflags.com /gabonflag.html   (168 words)

  
 LearningStation ResourceCenter: Flags/Regional/Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Flags of the World: Gabon - National, military, and historical flags.
Theodora.com: Flags of Gabon - Images in several sizes and links to country facts.
World Flag Database - Gabon - Presents the national flag image, as well as general country facts.
resource.learningstation.com /Flags/Regional/Gabon   (42 words)

  
 Gabon on the Internet
Coop Gabon are partners with the Swiss-based, Cooperation.net which promotes projects between young people in the North and South via the internet.
ECOFAC, funded by the European Union, is concerned with the environment and biodiversity of forests, animal life, etc. in Cameroun, Central African Republic, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Sao Tome.
The mission of Forests.org is to "contribute to the conservation of rainforests, forests, biodiversity, indigenous cultures and the climate..." Based in Madison, Wisconsin.
www-sul.stanford.edu /depts/ssrg/africa/gabon.html   (1977 words)

  
 Gabon Map
Flags of Gabon - geography; Flags, Map, Economy, Geography, Climate,
Zeal - Gabon map - Human written reviews of their fine web sites in a huge number of categories.
Gabon Map results at Excite - Now gathers results from the top engines and directories.
www.inneans.com /maps/Gabon-map.html   (463 words)

  
 Gabon Flag - Nylon (4' x 6')
This 4' X 6' Gabon flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets.
Gabon Flag - Nylon (2' x 3')
www.njflags.com /gaflny4x6.html   (188 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gabon enjoys a per capita income four times that of most of sub-Saharan African nations.
Gabon signed a 14 month Stand-By Arrangement with the IMF in May 2004, and received Paris Club debt rescheduling later that year.
UN presses Equatorial Guinea and Gabon to resolve the sovereignty dispute over Gabon-occupied Mbane Island and to establish a maritime boundary in hydrocarbon-rich Corisco Bay; only a few hundred out of the 20,000 Republic of the Congo refugees who fled militia fighting in 2000 remain in Gabon
www.cia.gov /cia/publications/factbook/geos/gb.html   (1304 words)

  
 Directory - Reference: Flags: Regional: Gabon
Theodora.com: Flags of Gabon  · cached · Images in several sizes and links to country facts.
World Flag Database - Gabon  · cached · Presents the national flag image, as well as general country facts.
Flags of the World: Gabon  · cached · National, military, and historical flags.
www.incywincy.com /default?p=209396   (49 words)

  
 Gabonese Flag - Flag Of Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
If you would like to use this flag of Gabon or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this map of Gabon or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
If you would like to use this information for Gabon or any other on your website you are welcome to do so, all we ask is that you include a link back to our site on the same page.
www.appliedlanguage.com /flags_of_the_world/flag_of_gabon.shtml   (239 words)

  
 Underwater Photography Gabon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The currency used in Gabon is CFA Franc BEAC
The language of Gabon is French (official), Fang, Myene, Nzebi, Bapounou/Eschira, and Bandjabi
The coastline of Gabon is 855 kilometres (530 miles)
www.underwaterphotography.com /Travel/Country.asp?ID=248   (117 words)

  
 Gabon
Tel: (020) 7823 9986; fax: (020) 7584 0047 British embassy the British Embassy in Gabon closed in July 1991; all staff based in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
The West African Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office is currently handling consular and commercial enquiries for Gabon; tel: (020) 7270 2516; fax: (020) 7270 3739 Chamber of commerce Chambre de Commerce, d'Agriculture, d'Industrie et de Mines du Gabon, BP 2234, Libreville.
1472 Gabon Estuary first visited by Portuguese navigators, who named it Gabao (‘hooded cloak’), after the shape of the coastal area.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/countryfacts/gabon.html   (682 words)

  
 Gabon : General Resources : Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
For Library of Congress contact information and research and bibliographic materials on The Gabonese Republic, consult the Gabon Country page of the African Section of the African and Middle Eastern Division.
See also the Library's online catalog for books, and materials in other formats held by the Library, and the Library's Thomas Legislative Information Page for legislative materials (bills, hearings, acts, etc.) relating to relations between the United States and the Gabonese Republic.
Images of the flag with links to information on politics, land boundaries, military status etc...
www.loc.gov /rr/international/amed/gabon/resources/gabon-general.html   (400 words)

  
 flag of gabon, buy gabon flags   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Our 3' by 5' flags are dyed in brilliant colors and finished with heading and grommets for flagpole display.
The gabon flag is also available in the following styles:
The images have been digitally watermarked by Digimarc technology and are indexed on the World Wide Web by the Digimarc Spider.
www.shopintl.com /gabon.html   (212 words)

  
 Flags of the World - Gabon
The Green in this flag stands for the forests, the yellow stands for the sun and the blue stands for the sea.
This flag is also available on other products.
Military Flags - Flags of the World - Religious Flags - Holiday Flags - Sports Flags - Nautical Flags
www.anyflag.com /country/gabon.php   (113 words)

  
 Gabon Flag and Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
DESCRIPTION The flag of Gabon was officially adopted on August 9, 1960.
The yellow and green are said to represent natural resources, and blue the sea.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/flags/countrys/africa/gabon.htm   (169 words)

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