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Gabon sits on the western coast of Africa, bordering Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon to the north, and the Republic of Congo to the south and east. With a small population and significant oil and mineral reserves, it is also among the wealthiest countries in sub-Saharan Africa. However, income inequality remains high.

The capital, Libreville, is Gabon's largest city and economic centre. The country's official language is French.

Gabon was a founding member of the African Union. It is also a member of La Francophonie and the Economic Community of Central African States. In 2022, Gabon joined the Commonwealth of Nations.

Australia's Ambassador to Gabon is resident in Abuja, Nigeria.

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