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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

240

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

EQ

Internet country code

GQ

GRC Country Code

EQA

Equatorial Guinea - Number format

   Note: This section last updated 14th April 2021

In French and Portuguese:

   1 234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and a space the thousands separator)

In Spanish:

   1.234,45

(where , indicates the decimal separator and . the thousands separator)

Equatorial Guinea - Date and time formats

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   Note: This section last updated 14th April 2021
   dd/mm/yyyy
   14:32

Equatorial Guinea - Languages

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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 External, Ngumba External, Ngumbi External, Seki 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 graphic

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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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Equatorial Guinea - Postal code map

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Place names in Equatorial Guinea

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   Note: This section last updated 30th July 2014

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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   Note: This section last updated 30th July 2016

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 External
    Kié-Ntem External
    Litoral External
    Wele-Nzas External

Administrative districts graphic

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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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