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Sightseeing places in Gabon

Libreville, the capital of Gabon, is one of the most expensive cities on the African continent with up market bars, elegant French restaurants and pricey boutiques though it is almost impossible to buy very much because of the prohibitive costs.

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Administrative divisions of Gabon

Gabon is divided into nine provinces, which they are further subdivided into 50 departments. The president appoints the provincial governors, the prefects, and the subprefects.

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Libreville is the capital of Gabon

Libreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon, in west central Africa. The city is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea, and a trade center for a timber region. As of 2012 it had a population of 797 003.