Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea
geographical name country W Africa on Bight of Biafra comprising former Spanish Guinea; an independent republic since 1968 capital Malabo area 10,825 square miles (28,037 square kilometers), population 376,000 — see Spanish Guinea

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Equatorial Guinea — Equatorial Guinean. a republic in W equatorial Africa, comprising the mainland province of Río Muni and the island province of Bioko: formerly a Spanish colony. 442,516; 10,824 sq. mi. (28,034 sq. km). Cap.: Malabo. Formerly, Spanish Guinea. * *… …   Universalium

  • Equatorial Guinea —    Equatorial Guinea, a small West African country, is over 80 percent Roman Catholic as a result of two centuries of Spanish rule. Indigenous religions appear to be waging a losing battle for survival.    Presbyterians began work on the island… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Equatorial Guinea — country in WC Africa, consisting of a mainland section (unofficially Río Muni) between Gabon & Cameroon, & five islands (including Bioko) in the Gulf of Guinea: formerly (until 1968) a Spanish possession: 10,831 sq mi (28,052 sq km); pop.… …   English World dictionary

  • Equatorial Guinea — Infobox Country native name = República de Guinea Ecuatorial spaces|2es icon République de Guinée Équatoriale spaces|2fr icon Republic of Equatorial Guinea common name = Equatorial Guinea national motto = Unidad, Paz, Justiciaspaces|2es icon… …   Wikipedia

  • Equatorial Guinea — <p></p> <p></p> Introduction ::Equatorial Guinea <p></p> Background: <p></p> Equatorial Guinea gained independence in 1968 after 190 years of Spanish rule. This tiny country, composed of a mainland… …   The World Factbook

  • Equatorial Guinea — noun a country of west central Africa (including islands in the Gulf of Guinea); became independent from Spain in 1968 • Syn: ↑Republic of Equatorial Guinea, ↑Spanish Guinea • Instance Hypernyms: ↑African country, ↑African nation • Part Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Equatorial Guinea — noun Country in Western Africa. Official name: Republic of Equatorial Guinea …   Wiktionary

  • Equatorial Guinea — n. Republic of Equatorial Guinea, independent republic in western Africa …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Equatorial Guinea — Equatorial Guin|ea a small country in west central Africa, between Cameroon and Gabon. Population: 486,060 (2001). Capital: Malabo. The capital city is on an island 125 miles (200 km) from the main part of the country …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Equatorial Guinea — Guinée équatoriale 1°55′29.34″N 10°06′41.94″E / 1.9248167, 10.11165 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Equatorial Guinea — E′quato′rial Guin′ea n. geg a republic in W equatorial Africa: formerly a Spanish colony; gained independence 1968. 465,746; 10,824 sq. mi. (28,034 sq. km) Cap.: Malabo Formerly, Spanish Guinea …   From formal English to slang

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