Equatorial Guinea Geography

What is the terrain and geography like in Equatorial Guinea?

Geography - note:

insular and continental regions widely separated

Climate:

tropical; always hot, humid

Equatorial Guinea Use of Natural Resources

Equatorial Guinea Environment

Climate:

tropical; always hot, humid

Terrain:

coastal plains rise to interior hills; islands are volcanic

Natural Resources:

oil, petroleum, timber, small unexploited deposits of gold, manganese, uranium, titanium, iron ore

Natural Hazards:

violent windstorms, flash floods

Environmental Issues:

tap water is not potable; deforestation

Environment - International Agreements:

party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Law of the Sea, Marine Dumping, Ozone Layer Protection, Ship Pollution, Wetlands

signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

Equatorial Guinea Geography

Geographic Location Africa
Total Area 10,830 Square Miles
28,051 Square Kilometers
Land Area 10,830 Square Miles
28,051 Square Kilometers
Land Boundaries 335 Miles
539 Kilometers
Border Countries Cameroon 189 km, Gabon 350 km
Coastline 184 Miles
296 Kilometers
Geographic Coordinates 2 00 N, 10 00 E
Terrain coastal plains rise to interior hills; islands are volcanic
Highest Point 3,008 Meters
Highest Point Location Pico Basile 3,008 m
Lowest Point Location Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Natural Resources oil, petroleum, timber, small unexploited deposits of gold, manganese, uranium, titanium, iron ore
Time Zone UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
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