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Makokou Destination Guide

Discover Makokou in Gabon!

Makokou in the region of Ogooué-Ivindo with it's 13,571 habitants is a place located in Gabon - some 236 mi (or 380 km) East of Libreville, the country's capital.

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Local time in Makokou is now 01:44 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Libreville" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Douala, Mongomo, Bata, Toulo or Amyere. When in this area, you might want to check out Yoko, Nzingmeyong, Mvoungha, Mboula, Mbeza and Alarmintang as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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03:00 min ( June 13, 2011 by charlie2858)
Views: 621 - Rating: 5/5

I started teaching English in Makokou, a remote corner of northeastern Gabon, in 1981. In 1983, my appendix burst and my heart stopped. Near death, I left. But made a promise to return, and did, in 20...

Makokou and Kongou

04:47 min ( December 07, 2010 by charlie2858)
Views: 876 - Rating: 5/5

I started teaching English in a high school in Makokou, a remote corner of northeastern Gabon, in 1981. In 1983, my appendix burst and my heart stopped. Near death, I left. But made a promise to retur...


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Interesting facts about this location

Makokou

Makokou is the regional capital of the Ogooué-Ivindo province in Gabon. Its coordinates are {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:0|34|N|12|52|E||| | |name= }}. Its altitude is 308 m. Its population in 2004 is around 16,600. The city lies on the Ivindo River and the N4 road. It grew around iron ore mining and lies near the Ivindo National Park.

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Located at 0.57, 12.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Ivindo River, Populated places in Ogooué-Ivindo Province

Ivindo Department

Ivindo is a department of Ogooué-Ivindo Province in northern-central Gabon. Its capital is Makokou.

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Located at 0.57, 12.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Departments of Gabon, Ogooué-Ivindo Province

Ipassa Makokou Biosphere Reserve

The Ipassa Makokou Biosphere reserve is situated in Gabon and covers 150.00 km². Situated along the banks of the Ivindo River, Ipassa-Makokou Biosphere Reserve represents an example of the dense tropical rainforest of the Congo-Guinean phytogeographic region. The biosphere reserve is Gabon’s only area where no forest exploitation takes place thus the core area is in a relatively pristine state.

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Located at 0.57, 12.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Protected areas of Gabon

Mwangné National Park

Mwangné National Park is a national park in Gabon. It covers an area of 1,160 km².

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Located at 0.57, 12.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:National parks of Gabon, Protected areas established in 2002

Ogooué-Ivindo Province

The Ogooué-Ivindo province is the northeastern-most of the nine provinces of Gabon. The regional capital is Makokou, which is home to one-third of the provincial population. It gets its name from two rivers, the Ogooué and the Ivindo. This province is the largest, least populated, and least developed of the nine. Area: 46,075 km² Two-letter abbreviation/HASC: GB-OI ISO 3166-2: GB-06 Population (1993): 48,862 The southern part of the province is crossed by the Equator.

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Located at 0.57, 12.86 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Provinces of Gabon