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Travel information about Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea is a small nation located in West Africa and it’s also divided into two parts the mainland and the five offshore islands. The total area is 28,050 km2 (10,830 sq mi) with a population of 1,221,490. Experience the Equatorial Guinea’s colonial history and unspoiled natural beauty of nature. Hike into this country’s rainforests where numerous primates inhabit. You can also enjoy bird-watching on the island of Bioko.
Capital city of Equatorial Guinea: Malabo
Closest neighbors to Equatorial Guinea: Neighboring countries are Cameroon and Gabon, Nigeria and São Tomé and Príncipe.
Best times to visit Equatorial Guinea: Best time to travel to Equatorial Guinea is during the dry season from December to February. June to August is dry on the mainland Rio Muni roads are dry so it’s easy to travel. November to February is the season for turtles to come ashore to lay eggs at Ureca.
How to get to Equatorial Guinea: There are flights from Madrid, London, Paris, and Atlanta to Malabo.
Visa requirements for Equatorial Guinea: Canada, Australia, UK, and other European countries need a visa except for USA (up to 90 days), a return ticket, and a passport valid for a minimum of 6 months.
Currency of Equatorial Guinea: Central African CFA franc (XAF) is the currency of Equatorial Guinea.
Official Language of Equatorial Guinea: The official languages of Equatorial Guinea are French, Spanish, and Portuguese
UNESCO World Heritage sites in Equatorial Guinea
There is no UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Equatorial Guinea and 0 on their tentative list.
Scuba diving safety tips
Keep these rules of thumb in mind whenever you are on or by the water:
- Think safety at all times. Planning reduces risk and gives you more worry-free fun.
- Bring the necessary equipment. It should be in good condition and easily accessible.
- Respect the sea and the weather. Only go out with your boat when it is safe.
- Follow the rules of the sea, and make sure you know what they are.
- Wear life jackets or other flotation devices.
- Make sure you are rested and sober. Do not drive a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
- Be considerate, and remember that safety, the environment, and the well-being of everybody is a common responsibility.