Gabon Country in Central Africa information and photo #Gabon – Gabon flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Equatorial Africa, has protected parkland that makes up more than 10% of its area. The forested coastal terrain of its famed Loango National Park shelters a diversity of wildlife from gorillas and hippos to whales. Lopé National Park consists of mostly rainforest. Akanda Park is known for its mangroves and tidal beaches.
President: Ali Bongo Ondimba
Currency: Central African CFA franc
Prime minister: Daniel Ona Ondo
Population: 1.672 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: French