Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Up to 14 century, and was mainly inhabited by Pygmies and Bantu Gabon. Then came the Portuguese, who was named this land "Gabao" meaning "cloak", in relation to the form of the mouth, adjacent to the coast of Libreville. French colonization began in the mid-century in 19 of the missions of the researcher Pierre Savorgnan that integrate the countries of French Equatorial Africa.
It was the country's independence in 1960 and a Masters in Business Administration Lyon's first president. This is from France, which will be taken to ensure the support continues to this effort, his power through military intervention in 1964. He died in 1967 and was replaced by his chief of staff Albert Bernard Bongo. And in 1990 was appropriate to hold a national conference at the end of the day that the restoration of multiparty system.
Near the equator, Gabon and is subject to the right of the monsoon, but enjoys sunshine throughout the year as well. The driest months from June to September with rain at times from October to January. Heavy rains occur generally from February to May