Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Equatorial Guinea

Global Sourcebook | Index | Properties

EQUATORIAL GUINEA
EQUATORIAL GUINEA

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Equatorial Guinea - Country information

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Local short name form

Official name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

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ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

EQ

Internet country code

GQ

GRC Country Code

EQA

Equatorial Guinea - Languages

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Language map External

The national language, Spanish External, is spoken by some 2.3% of the population. Fang External (originating in the mainland, Rio Munde) is spoken by 75% of the population. Other languages are Balenque External, Benga External, Bube External (originating on the main island, Bioko), Crioulo External, Krio, Ngumba External, Ngumbi External, Seki External and Yasa External.

Equatorial Guinea - Forms of address

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The abbreviation of Señorita generally used in Equatorial Guinea is Srta.

Tables of forms of address External can be acquired

Equatorial Guinea - Example address format

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Any address written in a non-native language will be written in Spanish. Deliveries are made only to post office boxes (Apartado).

Though postal deliveries are only to mailing addresses, street addresses will be found for the use of couriers, visitors etc. As not all streets are named, these may often be descriptive and unstructured. Examples:

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Equatorial Guinea - Post office box

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This is written as Apartado.

Equatorial Guinea - Postal codes

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Equatorial Guinea has no postal code system.

Equatorial Guinea - Postal code format

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Equatorial Guinea - Postal code specifics

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Equatorial Guinea - Postal code regular expression

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Equatorial Guinea - Postal code level of coverage

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Place names in Equatorial Guinea

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Refer to Exonyms in Equatorial Guinea for full lists of place names in Equatorial Guinea in other languages.

Equatorial Guinea - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Equatorial Guinea has 8 provinces External (provincias, singular - provincia), not used in addresses:

    Annobón External
    Bioko Norte External
    Bioko Sur External
    Centro Sur External
    Djibloho
    Kié-Ntem External
    Litoral External
    Wele-Nzas External

Telephone numbers in Equatorial Guinea

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All full numbers have a length of 9 digits. Mobile numbers commence with a 2 or a 5.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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