Country Brief

Located near the equator in the Gulf of Guinea, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea; It limits to the North with the Republic of Cameroon, to the South and East with Gabon and to the West with the Equatorial Atlantic Ocean, It shares maritime borders with Nigeria, Sao Tomé and Príncipe, Gabon and Cameroon. Equatorial Guinea's climate is one of "tropical rain forest" with features of "tropical savanna". The country's economy relies largely on the extraction of petroleum and liquefied gas, as well as the export of wood, cocoa and coffee.