Question: Why is Malabo the capital of Equatorial Guinea?

Why is Equatorial Guineas capital on an island?

Malabo, located at a much lower elevation and within the Gulf of Guinea (the Bight of Bonny portion) has an especially hot and humid climate. In a nutshell, moving Equatorial Guineas capital city is about easier access and a milder climate relative to the rest of the country.

What are the two capitals of Equatorial Guinea?

Equatorial GuineaRepublic of Equatorial Guinea República de Guinea Ecuatorial (Spanish) République de Guinée Équatoriale (French) República da Guiné Equatorial (Portuguese)CapitalMalabo (current) Ciudad de la Paz (under construction) 3°45′N 8°47′ELargest cityBataOfficial languagesSpanish Portuguese French42 more rows

What country has the capital of Malabo?

Malabo is the oldest city in Equatorial Guinea. Ciudad de la Paz is a planned city under construction in mainland Equatorial Guinea which was designed to replace Malabo as the capital....MalaboCountryEquatorial GuineaProvinceBioko NorteRegionInsular RegionFounded182714 more rows

What is the currency used in Malabo?

Central African Franc The local currency is the Central African Franc (CFA), issued by the Banque des Etats de LAfrique Centrale (BEAC).

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