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Malabo has a relatively young population. Approximately of the population is under . Only about of the population is more than years old. Most of the population lives in rural areas of the island.

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TheMalabo International Airportserves the city. It is located km from the center inPointe Europafr. It serves longdistance direct flights to Europe and some African capitals.IberiaAir FranceandLufthansaall operate there. Most air traffic links toBataDoualaCameroon,CotonouBenin andLibrevilleGabon via local airlinesCamairCoAir GabonandEcuato GuineanaEGA.

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Spanishis the official language of the city and of the country as well. Spanish is the mostspoken language and practically the only one used, except some French andPortuguese.

Malabo gets second female mayor. Panapress. PANA. May .

Spain again took control of the island in and the capital, Port Clarence, was renamedSanta Isabel, in honor of QueenIsabel II. The capital of the island ofFernando Pbecame the capital of Equatorial Guinea.

A group of mercenaries was also jailed at Black Beach for an attempted coup against PresidentTeodoro Obiang Nguema.

EFE November .Tebas Equatorial Guinea is not the luckiest place that Spain could have chosen to play

Cobb, Charles December .Obiang Sure to Win As Opposition Quits Poll. AllAfrica.

The current mayor is Mara Coloma Edjang Mbengono who eslishes the municipal services prescribed by law, which are the responsibility of the municipality. These includedrinking waterand others public sources,lightingpavingof roads, cemeteries,cleaningandsanitation, thesanitary waste treatmentand waste,disinfecting, emergencyfirst aid, health inspections and drinks, health inspection of poorhousingsanitation, public banks,slaughterhousesmarketsand the elimination ofstagnant water.

The CB Conejero launched a campus in Malabo. Lanzarote deportiva. October

During the British period, the British consul automatically became the governor of the colony, including GovernorJohn Beecroft, a Britishmulattosailor who modernized the capital, and whose work was later recognized by Spain with a monument inPunta Fernanda.

TheMuseum of Modern Art Equatorial Guineahas traditional and contemporary art of the country and the continent. In the city also is the National Library, built in .

During the socalledReign of TerrorofMacas Nguema, the dictator suppressed much of the intelligentsia of the country, initiating the process of taking over the positions of the public administration by part of the natives of Mongomo and clan Esangui. Many city residents had to leave. In the last years of his mandate, almost a fifth of the population fled. At that time , Equatorial Guinea received money from the Soviet Union in return for, inter alia, affording port cilities for Soviet naval craft, particularly submarines.

Its present name was given to the town in as part of the campaign of PresidentMacas Nguemato replaceplace namesof European origin with African names, in this case honoringMalabo Lopelo Melaka, the lastBubiking. Malabo, the son of KingMoka, surrendered to the Spaniards. His uncleSas Ebuera, head of the Bubi warriors, claimed to represent legitimate Bubi rule and continued resisting, confronting the Spanish openly in .After the Spanish killed Sas Ebuera, Malabo did become king unopposed, but with no authority. Bubi clans and settlements were slow to accept Spanish sovereignty over the island, and the full conquest and pacification of the island was not achieved until .

The inmousBlack Beach Prisonalso known asBlay Beach prisonor Playa Negra prison sits at the mouth of the Cnsul River, beside the black beach and behind the Governors Palace and barracks. Several people have been jailed there in the over the years of dictatorship. Among those imprisoned and tortured are many political leaders such asRael UpiñaloMovimiento, Fabin Nsue UP, Felipe Ondo Obiang FDR, Martn Puye ofMovement for the SelfDetermination of Bioko IslandMAIB orPlcido Micof the Social DemocraticConvergence for Social DemocracyCPDS.

Other points of interest areLa Gaditana, known asFinca Amiliviaprior to , the casa Teodolita, built in and one of the oldest homes in the city, the City Hall building in Malabo, the Church of El Nguema, Independence Square, the Casa de España and the bay of the harbor.

Miguel ngel Hoyo, champion of the Central Zone of Africa with the Malabo Kings. Spanish Basketball Federation. October

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Central Market, Malabo City, Equatorial Guinea

The main sports cility of Malabo, and the country, is theNuevo Estadio de Malabo, with capacity for more than spectators. In it were played international matches, like of the Africa Cup of Nations, or where played theSpain national football team, at the time World Champion. At this stage, theSony El Nguema, the main club of the country, also plays its games. Other clubs play its home games atEstadio Internacional, with capacity for , spectators, and where theEquatorial Guinea national football teamplayed until the Nuevo Estadio was opened.

Ciudad de la Pazis aplanned citycurrently under construction in mainland Equatorial Guinea which was designed to replace Malabo as the capital. The institutions of governance of Equatorial Guinea began the process of locating to Oyala in February .

Malabo is situated north of the island of Bioko, at coordinates . North and . East. The south of Malabo is limited by the Cnsul River and just across the river, southwest, is the hospital. West of the city, located about km from the center of Malabo, is renewedMalabo International Airport. In the coastal region north of the city are thebaysandcapes. The elder is the punta de la Unidad Africana located just behind thePresidential Palaceof Malabo and which occupies the entire eastern part of the Bay of Malabo. Another cape of importance is punta Europa located in the west of the city near to the airport.

The system of public transport of the capital includes service of buses to make the journey between downtown of Malabo and the neighborhood of Ela Nguema of taxis circulating the city and outlying areas, and car hire calledAvisandEuropcar.

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The city is predominantlyCatholic. More than of the city population is Catholic and about practices a tribal religion.Islamis also present in the city, as isJudaism. Some Christian communities, such as theMormonandJehovahs Witnesses, are also present in Malabo, although in smaller numbers.

The Malabo Kings won the silver medal in the qualifiers of the African Club Championship Basketball. Asturias Mundial. July

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In , in an attempt to find a new route toIndia, the Portuguese navigatorFernão do P, encountered the island of Bioko, which he called Formosa. Later the island was named after its discoverer, Fernando P. At the beginning of the th century, specifically in , the Portuguese Ramos de Esquivel made a first attempt at colonization on the island of Fernando P. He eslished a ctory inConcepcincurrent Riaba and developed plantations ofsugarcane, but the hostility of the insular Bubi people and diseases ended this experience quickly.

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Malabo has been significantly affected byTeodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogos growing cooperation with theoil industry. The countrys production has reached , barrels per day ,m/d as of update, an increase which led to a doubling of the citys population, but for the vast majority, very little of that wealth has been invested in development.

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Malabo/məlːboʊ/;Spanish pronunciation[maˈlao]; formerlySanta Isabel is the capital ofEquatorial Guineaand theprovinceofBioko Norte. It is located on the north coast of the island ofBioko, formerly known by theBubis, its indigenous inhabitants, asEtul, and asFernando Pby the Europeans. The city has a population of approximately , inhabitants.when?

Another important center is theHispanoGuineanCultural Center, from Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center began as headquarters ofInstitute Cardinal Cisneros, and then archive, museum and library. It was built in the s.

Spain walks the star by Guinea in a friendly stained by the politic. rtve.es. November

Klimatafel von Malabo Santa Isabel / Insel Bioko Fernando Po / ÄquatorialGuinea

Populated coastal places in Equatorial Guinea

Malabo is the oldest city in Equatorial Guinea. Many buildings in the city are built in acolonial, dating from the times of Spanish rule, coexisting with modern buildings built since independence. The downtown streets have a square design, with pedestrian areas. This phenomenon causes a feeling of architecture attenuated by the low of buildings in a combination of architectural Westernization and Africanism.

The November , theSpain national football teamplayed a friendly match against theEquatorial Guinea national football team. It was the first visit of a European team in the country, and the match was criticized by several organizations, including the president of the, due to the political situation of the country and the government ofTeodoro Obiang.

Malabo has preserved buildings from the colonial era, such as the Presidential Palace and the Palace of Justice of Malabo. Other colonial buildings are also found downtown, although they are worn; for example the wooden thcentury buildings on Nigeria and Rey Boncoro streets.

Some of the top clubs in the country, who have won several times thePrimera Divisin de Guinea Ecuatorialare from the city of Malabo. The club with the most league titles is theSony El Nguemawith . Other clubs from the city that have been proclaimed league champions are theRenacimiento Ftbol Club, theAtltico MalaboorCafe Bank Sportif. Another club of the city is theAtltico Semu, once champion ofEquatoguinean Cup.

Malabo is the commercial and financial center. Malabos economy is based on theadministrationand other services. Trade is also one of the most prominent and important economic activities, especially since the arrival of US companies which exploitoil wellsclose to the coast. This trade also comes from the presence of other Americans,Latin Americans, Nigerians, Cameroonians, Spanish and other Central Africans; the headquarters ofBank of Central African StatesBEAC is in Malabo. The building that houses it was originally built by theBanco Popular Español, but after independence became the seat of Banco de Guinea Ecuatorial.

Daytime temperatures do not vary at all day to day, and only vary a few degrees throughout the entire year. At night, the average low temperature is C in every month of the year but January to April have a slightly higher diurnal range because it is clearer. Nonetheless, with only , hours of sunshine per year, Malabo is one of the cloudiest, wettest andlightningpronecapitals of the world and experiences muchfogand haze even when its not raining in the driest months.

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Malobo was originally to host the African Gamesbut due to economic problems they decide to withdraw its hosting rights and was replaced byCasablancaMorocco.

Headquarters of Gepetrol in Malabo Dos. Gepetrol is the national oil company of Equatorial Guinea

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Another important club from the city is the Malabo Kings of basketball, which was champion of the country, and in was proclaimed champion Central Zone of Africa Basketball Championship, winning inKinshasaat Talia from Gabon.The Malabo Kings had already finished second in ,YaoundeCameroon.In held in Malabo on I Campus of Basketball Ciudad de Malabo organized by the Equatorial Guinea Basketball Federation and Club de Baloncesto Conejero from Spain.

The main industry in the city isfishing, whilecacaoandcoffeeare the main products of export.

There are about hotel beds, of which only are of quality.

The Africa Cup of Nationswas organized jointly byGabonand Equatorial Guinea and one of the four venues of the tournament was theNuevo Estadio de Malabo, the main stadium of the country, inaugurated in .In Malabo were disputed six matches of the group stage one match of Group A and five of group B,and one cross of quarterfinals

The port of Malabo can theoretically reach a treatment capacity of , tons/year. The main maritime links are with national destination to Bata and international to Spain and Douala in Cameroon.

Malabo features atropical monsoon climateAm. Malabo receives on average ,mm of rain per year. The city has a pronounced, albeit short, sunnier but still cloudydry seasonfrom December through February. February is normally its driest with mm .in of rain lling on average. It also has a very long cloudywet seasonthat covers the remaining nine months MarchNovember. On average, the months hit hardest by the wet season are from September to October, with receiving millimetres in ofrainand showers between them.

Through the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation for Development AECID, are made several development projects at both regional and national level. Headquartered in the Technical Cooperation Office in Malabo created in , carried out actions for the development of the culture, health, education and institutional strengthening. Stressing the Cultural Center of Spain in Malabo EM, founded in , where young people are encouraged to feel a cultural space where they can unleash their creative freedom. It also has three geographical axes, in order to capture the largest number of people in the region and contribute to its development. Activities include thetraining, art, film, theater, music andgames, with the two main festivals Traveling Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea FECIGE and the International Festival of Hip Hop in Malabo.

Cultural Center of Spain in Malabo in Spanish. Embassy of Spain in Equatorial Guinea

In , when QueenIsabel II of Spainruled after the regency of her mother Maria Cristina andBaldomero Espartero, in an attempt to modernize Spain and rescue its heritage, Spain let the UK know its desire to regain control of the colony and thus the island. It took another decade to implement this direct control. The capital already had more dynamic and Protestant religious missions which were very successful. Both ctors helped to change the attitude of Spain, in addition to internal reasons already alluded.

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In , the British captain Nelly approached the island ofFernando P. He found it abandoned and founded the eslishments ofMelville BayRiaba and San Carlos nowLuba. Some years later, another British captain,William Fitzwilliam Owen, decided to colonize the island and in the north of it on the site of the present capital erected a base for British ships hunting European dealers inslaves. Thus arose, on December ,Port Clarenceon the ruins of a previous Portuguese settlement. The name was chosen in honor of the Duke of Clarence, who later became KingWilliam IV. TheBubisindigenous to the island called itRipotplace of the foreigners. The population of the capital was increased by the arrival of slaves freed by the British. Thesefreedmenwere settled in Port Clarence before the eslishment ofSierra Leoneas a colony for freed slaves. The descendants of these freed slaves remained on the island. They joined other migrants who arrived as free workers from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Benin, Nigeria and Cameroon, and became the population group calledCreoleorfernandinos, whose language was aPidginBantuEnglish with some Spanish elements.

Malabo has a hightonnage port, connected mainly with the ports ofDouala, Cameroon andBata, and an air link via an international airport.

Luanda, Malabo strengthen link with US oil capital. Afrol News

TheNational University of Equatorial GuineaUNGE and the National Distance Education University UNED, the latter Spanishlanguage, have headquarters in the city. TheColegio Nacional Enrique Nv Okenve, another of the countrys universities, has one of its two campuses in the city.

With the treaties of San Ildefonso in andEl Pardoin , during the reign of the Spanish King Carlos III the Portuguese gave to the Spanish island of Fernando P, Annobn and the right to conduct trade in the mainland, an area of influence approximately of kmin Africa, in exchange for theColonia del Sacramentoin theRiver Plateand the Santa Catalina Island off the Brazilian coast occupied by the Spaniards. The area stretching from theNiger Deltato the mouth ofOg Riverin the currentGabon and included, besides the islands of Fernando P andAnnobon, the islets of Corisco and Elobeyes. Failed its various unsuccessful attempts to colonize these lands, Spain for its internal problems, lost interest in Spanish Guinea in and authorized the British use the island as a base for the work of suppression of the slave trade.

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Nole buildings include theCathedral of Santa Isabel, of theRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Malabo. It is a church in theneoGothic, built between and . Its architect was Luis Segarra Llairad, paid by contributions from the government of Spain and the donations of the ithful. It has two spires meters high.M city discovery alabo


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