Natural Resources of Equatorial Guinea

Natural Resources of Equatorial Guinea

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Oil

The country produces over 5·8m. Tonnes of oil and there are 1.8bn.bbls proven reserves.

Forestry

Forests covers 1·63m ha which is approximately 58% of the total land area

Fisheries

The total catch is estimated to be 7,700 tonnes per annum (mainly from sea fishing).

Other natural resources include;

  • Petroleum
  • Natural gas
  • Gold
  • Bauxite
  • Diamonds
  • Tantalum
  • Sand
  • Gravel
  • Clay

National parks

Equatorial Guinea has two national parks; that is Altos de Nsork National Park, Monte Alén National Park.

The wild animals in these national parks include; gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants and crocodiles