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Equatorial Guinea

Pronunciation: /ekwəˌtôrēəl ˈɡinē/
A small country in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, comprising several offshore islands and a coastal settlement between Cameroon and Gabon; population 633,400 (est. 2009); capital, Malabo (on the island of Bioko); languages, Spanish (official), local Niger-Congo languages, pidgin.

Formerly a Spanish colony, the country became fully independent in 1968. It is the only independent Spanish-speaking state on the continent of Africa. Since 1991 it has been nominally a constitutional democracy.

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Syllabification: E·qua·to·ri·al Guin·ea

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