Gabon

SHORT INFORMATION

Climate of Gabon

Gabon has the moist, hot climate typical of tropical regions. The hottest month is January, with an average high at Libreville of 31°C and an average low of 23°C. Average July temperatures in the capital range between 20º and 28°C.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Gabon

Gabonese music is little-known in comparison with regional giants like the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Cameroon. The country boasts an array of folk styles, as well as pop stars like Patience Dabany and Annie Flore Batchiellilys, a Gabonese singer and renowned live performer.

SHORT INFORMATION

Health in Gabon

Most of the health services of Gabon are public, but there are some private institutions, of which the best known is the hospital established in 1913 in Lambaréné by Albert Schweitzer. The hospital is now partially subsidized by the Gabonese government.