Wednesday, 23 November 2016

GABON - République gabonaise

Gabon , officially the Gabonese Republic (FrenchRépublique gabonaise), is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa. Located on the equator, Gabon is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to the north, the Republic of the Congo on the east and south, and the Gulf of Guinea to the west. It has an area of nearly 270,000 square kilometres (100,000 sq mi) and its population is estimated at 1.5 million people. Its capital and largest city is LibrevilleGabon's name originates from "gabão", Portuguese for "cloak", which is roughly the shape of the estuary of the Komo River by Libreville.
Gabon is located on the Atlantic coast of central Africa. Located on the equator, between latitudes 3°N and 4°S, and longitudes  and 15°E. Gabon generally has an equatorial climate with an extensive system of rainforests covering 85% of the country.

These rarest and beautiful covers sent back my good friend Vincent from Libreville, Gabon. The covers posted on October 12, 2016 and I received them in hands on November 21, 2016. Eventhough Gabon issues nice stamps , but rarely seen in the market. Thank You Vincent for the big help. 

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