Gabon “ Africas Last Eden”
A place to discover, a place to preserve.
Gabón, officially Republic of Gabon is located in western central Africa at the height of the equator. The National Geographic magazine called it “The Last Eden of Africa”. This is why …
In Gabon, you can find the densest and most untouched tropical jungle of Africa (Congo basin) and it occupies 85% of its territory. It also has more than 800 kilometers of coastline with endless pristine beaches.
An exuberant biodiversity among which the largest populations of forest elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees, mandrills, leatherback turtles and humpback whales stand out.
Gabon has a network of 13 newly created Parks that occupy 13% of its territory! The largest percentage of protected space in a country in the world. It also has important marine protected areas.
In addition Gabon treasures a rich culture with more than 40 different ethnic groups such as the Bantues Fang, Miene or Punu and the Pygmies Baka and Babongo the latter originating from the deep spirituality expressed through the initiatory rite of Bwiti.
Geographical map of the ethnic groups of Gabon.
Gabon has the largest % of protected areas.