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Makokou Destination Guide

Discover Makokou in Gabon

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

Interactive map of Makokou

Local time in Makokou is now 11:59 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Libreville " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Yaoundé, Douala, Mongomo, Bata, and Toulo. When in this area, you might want to check out Yaoundé . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Makokou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Makokou and Kongou

4:47 min by charlie2858
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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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3:00 min by charlie2858
Views: 621 Rating: 5.00

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 ..


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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 12.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km 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 0.56 12.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km 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 0.52 12.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Protected areas of Gabon

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 0.60 12.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Provinces 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 0.60 12.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 18 km away
Tags: National parks of Gabon, Protected areas established in 2002

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Makokou