Malabo

[muh-lah-boh]
Formerly Santa Isabel.

Equatorial Guinea

noun
  1. a republic in W equatorial Africa, comprising the mainland province of Río Muni and the island province of Bioko: formerly a Spanish colony. 10,824 sq. mi. (28,034 sq. km). Capital: Malabo.
Formerly Spanish Guinea.
Related formsEquatorial Guinean, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for malabo

Malabo

noun
  1. the capital and chief port of Equatorial Guinea, on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea. Pop: 105 000 (2005 est)Former name (until 1973): Santa Isabel

Equatorial Guinea

noun
  1. a republic of W Africa, consisting of Río Muni on the mainland and the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea, with four smaller islands: ceded by Portugal to Spain in 1778; gained independence in 1968. Official languages: Spanish and French. Religion: Roman Catholic majority. Currency: franc. Capital: Malabo. Pop: 704 000 (2013 est). Area: 28 049 sq km (10 830 sq miles)Former name (until 1964): Spanish Guinea
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