Description: The Physical Map of Gabon showing major geographical features like elevations, mountain ranges, deserts, Ocean, lakes, plateaus, peninsulas, rivers, plains, landforms and other topographic features.
Gabon is a country located in West Africa which shares a coastline with the Atlantic Ocean and Bight of Biafra. The country lies on the Equator, the geographic coordinates are 1 degree north latitude and 11 degrees east longitude. The Equatorial region makes the climate pretty hot and humid and particularly tropical.
The coastal plain in the country is narrow with a few African Mangroves, the interiors are hilly and the east and south are taken up by the Savanna. The country covers an area of 267667 square kilometers of which 96.3% is land and the rest is water. The highest point in the country is called Mont Bengoue which sits high up at 1070 meters whereas the lowest point lies at sea level on the Atlantic Ocean.
Ogooue River is the longest one in the country as it flows for 1200 kilometers straight. It is the 4th largest river in Africa after the Niger, Congo and Zambezi. The river drains over the area of the whole country. The river originates in the Bateke Plateaux, flowing northwest it enters the country and drains into the Gulf of Guinea. The river is un-navigable due the fast white water rapids flowing endlessly.
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