[French lee-bruh-veel]
a port in and the capital of Gabon, in the W part, on the Gulf of Guinea. Unabridged


Official name Gabonese Republic. a republic in W equatorial Africa: formerly a part of French Equatorial Africa; member of the French community. 102,290 sq. mi. (264,931 sq. km). Capital: Libreville.
an estuary in W Gabon. About 40 miles (65 km) long.
Also, Gabun. Unabridged
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Gabon (ɡəˈbɒn, French ɡabɔ̃)
Former English spelling: Gaboon a republic in W central Africa, on the Atlantic: settled by the French in 1839; made part of the French Congo in 1888; became independent in 1960; almost wholly forested. Official language: French. Religion: Christian majority; significant animist minority. Currency: franc. Capital: Libreville. Pop: 1 352 000 (2004 est). Area: 267 675 sq km (103 350 sq miles)

Libreville (French librəvil)
the capital of Gabon, in the west on the estuary of the Gabon River: founded as a French trading post in 1843 and expanded with the settlement of freed slaves in 1848. Pop: 649 000 (2005 est)

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