Place:Ogooué-Ivindo, Gabon

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NameOgooué-Ivindo
Alt namesOgooué-Ivindosource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeProvince
Coordinates0.5°N 13.0°E
Located inGabon
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


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The Ogooué-Ivindo province is the northeastern-most of the nine provinces of Gabon. The regional capital is Makokou, which is home to one-third of the provincial population. It gets its name from two rivers, the Ogooué and the Ivindo. This province is the largest, least populated, and least developed of the nine.

  • Area: 46,075 km²
  • Two-letter abbreviation/HASC: GB-OI
  • ISO 3166-2: GB-06
  • Population (1993): 48,862

The southern part of the province is crossed by the Equator. Its length runs from 11 E to 14 E and the width 0.35 S to 1 N.

To the north and west, Ogooué-Ivindo borders the Sangha and Cuvette-Ouest departments of the Republic of the Congo. Domestically, it borders the following provinces:

Historical population

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Year Population Change Density
1980 61,281 - 1.33/km²
1993 48,862 -12,419/-20.2% 1.06/km²

The population from 1981 to 1991 lost one-fifth of the total 1981 population and the density was heading to below 1/km².

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