Gabon Country Quiz

Can you guess these facts about the country of Gabon?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: July 23, 2020
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First submittedNovember 12, 2019
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Major line of latitude that divides the country in half
Capital of Gabon
Official language
Countries that border Gabon
Equatorial Guinea
Republic of the Congo
Gulf which Gabon borders
Gulf of Guinea
Country from which Gabon gained its independence in 1960
Main export of Gabon
Almost half of Gabon's exports are shipped to this country
Island nation that located 225 km due west of Gabon
São Tomé and Príncipe
85% of Gabon's land is covered by _____, the highest of any country except Suriname
The Battle of Gabon was the only significant conflict in Central Africa in this war
World War II
President of Gabon between 1967–2009
(Hint: he shares his last name with an Afro-Cuban drum)
Omar Bongo
Second most populous city in Gabon
25% of the world population of this primate are found in Gabon
Level 85
Jun 8, 2020
"25% of the world population of this primate are found in Gabon"--very disappointing that the answer to this question wasn't "gibbon."
Level 65
Jun 19, 2020
Yep that was what I was gonna write, "what, no gibbon from Gabon?" Knew it wasn't gonna be right, but still had to type it for the sake of it haha
Level 77
Jul 22, 2020
Noting the % of forest cover, I guess they are rural gorillas, not urban guerrillas.
Level 69
Sep 12, 2021
I tried Western Lowland Gorilla.
Level 92
Jul 22, 2020
i tried cajon, djembe, conga. Ahh so close.
Level 68
Sep 18, 2020
I'm going hard for the Country Trivia badge right now... it's pretty sad to realise just how many countries of the world have "oil" as their top export! Hope that changes.
Level 75
Nov 21, 2020
oil, baseball, dinar, french
Level 59
Jul 18, 2021
Level 89
Nov 21, 2020
Missed the two least-guessed.
Level 59
Jul 18, 2021
Same here
Level 71
Nov 21, 2020
I was supposed to go to Gabon to see the Gorillas this year, thanks Covid for ruining my travel plans in addition to everything else it wrecked this year.
Level 71
Nov 21, 2020
Level 78
Nov 21, 2020
Someone I would have known but who didn't show up here: Albert Schweitzer, who was already an esteemed organist and theologian when he took up studies in medicine in his 30s and became a doctor in order to found a hospital in Lambaréné, Gabon. He was awarded the Peace Nobel Prize for his charitable work in 1952.
Level 64
Nov 21, 2020
We still have a statue of him in Deventer, NL. Apparently a foundation was started here to finance his work in Gabon. He would come to play organ concerts and raise money for his charity. History is great!
Level 55
Feb 12, 2021
16/16. I have no idea why I know this much about gabon.
Level 66
Feb 18, 2022
Port-Gentil means nice port... Awww
Level 70
Oct 13, 2022
It’s funny how Gabon’s country quiz has the least takes out of all the country quizzes.
Level 57
Feb 28, 2023
Level 54
Apr 3, 2023
Aubameyang is a legend