Guinea Ecuatorial
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Holidays

Holidays | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

Thier independece day is october 12th. Labor day is on may 1st. Presidents day is on june 5th. Freedom day is august 3rd. New years day is on january 1st. 

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Religion

Religion | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

93% of the population is christian. 87% of the christian population is Roman Catholic. 5% are mainline protestant. There is no state religion. Religious study is reqired in public schools, primarily catholic.

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Literacy Rate

Literacy Rate | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

The official literacy rate is 93.0%. They have the highest literacy rate in Africa. Their literacy rate is celebrated on september 8th each year. The day was dedicated especially to the fight to improve the literacy rate of women, with the slogan “Literacy and Autonomy of Women”.

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Area of Guinea Ecuatorial

Area of Guinea Ecuatorial | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

Equatorial Guinea which was formerly Spanish Guinea is made of Río Muni and is 10,045 sq mi and is located on the western coast of Africa. There are several islands in the Gulf of Guinea. The largest of which is Bioko and is 785 sq mi. The other islands are Annobón, Corisco, Elobey Grande, and Elobey Chico. The total area is twice that of Connecticut
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Country name and Capital

Country name and Capital | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

A small country on the west coast of central Africa. Equatorial Guinea comprises the mainland territory of Río Muni (where most people live) and five volcanic islands. The largest island is Bioko on which the country's capital, where Malabo is located.

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Typical Food

Typical Food | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

They have a major supply of fresh, tropical fruit. They get a lot of fish because the touch the atlantic ocean. Majority of restaurants serve european or spanish food, such as tapas or marinated meat dishes. Thier fish is grilled and wrapped in leaves. A national favorite is chicked stewed in creamy peanut sauce over rice or boiled plantains. 

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Type of Government

Type of Government | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

Their type of government is republican. Thier head of government is Prime Minister Vicente Ehate. The president is elected by popular vote. The president has a seven year term. The Prime minister and Deputy Prime Minister is appointed by the president.

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Exchange Rate

Exchange Rate | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it
The Official exchange rate in Equatorial Guinea was last reported at 471.87 in 2011. Official exchange rate refers to the exchange rate determined by national authorities or to the rate determined in the legally sanctioned exchange market. It is calculated as an annual average based on monthly averages. Equatorial Guinea is a small but fast growing economy at the west coast of Central Africa.
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Equatorial Guinea Demographics and Population

Equatorial Guinea Demographics and Population | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

The population is 685,991.85.7% of the population comes from the ethnic group Fang. 6.5% of the population comes from the ethnic group Bubi. 3.6% of the population comes from the ethnic group Mdowe. 1.6% of the population comes from the ethnic group Annobon. Bujeba 1.1% of the population comes from the ethnic group Bujeba and 1.4% is other

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Flag

Flag | Guinea Ecuatorial | Scoop.it

The flag was adopted on october 12th, 1968. The blue triangle represents the sea.The green represents the countries farmland. The red symbolizes the countries independence. There is a tree in the center on a shield. The six stars represent the six parts of the country. The national motto is "Unity, Peace, Justice" and its displayed under the shield.

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