Haut-Ogooué

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Haut-Ogooué
Haut-Ogooué Province in Gabon
Haut-Ogooué Province in Gabon
Coordinates: 1°38′S 13°35′E / 1.633°S 13.583°E / -1.633; 13.583Coordinates: 1°38′S 13°35′E / 1.633°S 13.583°E / -1.633; 13.583
Country Gabon
CapitalFranceville
Area
 • Total36,547 km2 (14,111 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total250,799[1]
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.683[2]
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Haut-Ogooué is a province in Gabon. It is named after the Ogooué River. It has an area of 36,547 km². The provincial capital is Franceville. As of 2013, 250,799 people lived there.

The province is one of the main industries is mining, with manganese, gold and uranium being found in the region. The uranium-bearing mineral Francevillite takes its name from the main city.

Departments[change | change source]

Departments of Haut-Ogooué

There are eight departments:

References[change | change source]

  1. RESULTATS GLOBAUX DU RECENSEMENT GENERAL DE LA POPULATION ET DES LOGEMENTS DE 2013 DU GABON (PDF). Direction Générale de la Statistique. 2015. p. 6. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-10-13.
  2. "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.