National Symbols of Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Cameroon, Gabon, . The capital of Equatorial Guinea is Malabo.

The official language is French and the Central African CFA franc is the currency of the Equatorial Guinea. The domain is .gq and the country code is +240.

National day is celebrated on 12 Oct 1968. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Equatorial Guinea is no exception.

In Equatorial Guinea, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Equatorial Guinean people. Malamba juice is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Equatorial Guinea. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Equatorial Guinean symbol.

The country was founded by Francisco Macias Nguema. The current president of Equatorial Guinea is Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo and Francisco Pascual Obama Asue is the Prime Minister.

In Equatorial Guinea the power plugs and sockets are of type C, E. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Equatorial Guinean national anthem was written by Atanasio Ndongo Miyone and composed by Ramiro Sánchez Lopes.

Country information

Former name(s) Spanish Guinea
Official name(s) The Republic of Equatorial Guinea
Alternative name(s) Republic of Equatorial Guinea (official, English)
Regional location Central Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Cameroon and Gabon
Country name etymology Unknown
Climate Tropical; always hot, humid
Terrain Coastal plains rise to interior hills; islands are volcanic
Population 1,402,985
National Day 12 Oct 1968
Language(s) French
Religion Christianity Catholic, Protestant & Other Christian
Country code +240
Literacy rate 95.0%
Currency Central African CFA franc
Capital city Malabo
Domain(TLD) .gq
Ethnicity Fang, Bubi, Ndowe, Annobon, Bujeba & Igbo
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Equatorial Guinean
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 28,050 km2 (10,830 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (WAT)
Average elevation 577 m (1,893 ft)
Coastline 296 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Equatorial Guinea

Flag map of Equatorial Guinea

Motto of Equatorial Guinea

Unidad, Paz, Justicia - "Unity, Peace, Justice"

National animal of Equatorial Guinea

The National animal of Equatorial Guinea is Giraffe

National Animal of Equatorial Guinea - Giraffe

National flower of Equatorial Guinea

The National flower of Equatorial Guinea is . Botanical name is Vernonia Djalonensis.

National flower of Equatorial Guinea -

National bird of Equatorial Guinea

The National bird of Equatorial Guinea is Not Declared

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Equatorial Guinean Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Two eyes help each other.

In a herd of cattle, it doesn’t matter which is ahead.

No hill without gravestones, no valley without shadows.

You might stint me, but be generous to my child.

No death is different.

When you have a lot to do, start with a meal.

A river is filled by tributaries.

Where there is honey, there are bound to be ants.

Two wives, two pots of poison.

When you become wise of the healer, also become wise of the sickness.

A traveller is provided for.

The dupe who takes possession of a lame ox is seldom recognized as a fool.

The heart is like a goat that has to be tied up.

The greatest death is laughter.

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