a town in and the capital of Equatorial Guinea, on N Bioko island.
Formerly Santa Isabel. Unabridged

Equatorial Guinea

a republic in W equatorial Africa, comprising the mainland province of Río Muni and the island province of Bioko: formerly a Spanish colony. 10,824 sq. mi. (28,034 sq. km). Capital: Malabo.
Formerly Spanish Guinea.

Equatorial Guinean, adjective, noun Unabridged
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Equatorial Guinea
Former name (until 1964): Spanish Guinea a republic of W Africa, consisting of Río Muni on the mainland and the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea, with four smaller islands: ceded by Portugal to Spain in 1778; gained independence in 1968. Official languages: Spanish and French. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Malabo. Pop: 507 000 (2004 est). Area: 28 049 sq km (10 830 sq miles)

Malabo (məˈlɑːbəʊ)
Former name (until 1973): Santa Isabel the capital and chief port of Equatorial Guinea, on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est)

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