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Port-Gentil

/French pɔrʒɑ̃ti/
noun
1.
the chief port of Gabon, in the west near the mouth of the Ogooué River: oil refinery. Pop: 80 841 (1993)
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Port-Gentil

city, western Gabon. It is located on Lopez Island (in the mouth of the navigable Ogooue River) and on a bay sheltered by Cape Lopez, which juts into the Atlantic Ocean. The nation's chief port and industrial centre, it is linked by air with Paris and major West African centres as well as with many Gabonese towns.

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