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Equatorial Guinea (Spanish: Guinea Ecuatorial;French: Guinée équatoriale; Portuguese: Guiné Equatorial), officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Spanish: República de Guinea Ecuatorial, French: République de Guinée équatoriale, Portuguese: República da Guiné Equatorial).

Equatorial Guinea (Spanish: Guinea Ecuatorial;French: Guinée équatoriale; Portuguese: Guiné Equatorial), officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea (Spanish: República de Guinea Ecuatorial, French: République de Guinée équatoriale, Portuguese: República da Guiné Equatorial), is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of 28,000 square kilometres (11,000 sq mi). Formerly the colony of Spanish Guinea, its post-independence name evokes its location near both the Equator and the Gulf of Guinea. Equatorial Guinea is the only sovereign African state in which Spanish is an official language. As of 2015, the country had an estimated population of 1,222,245.

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Population in thousands (2017): 1,267.69
GDP per capita (current US$) 2017 - World Average 10,721.61: 9697.63
Account (%) age 15+) - (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Agriculture Orientation Index - Credit ( Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries share of GDP) (2015 vs 2016): n/a
Financial Inclusion Strategies: n/a
Domestic credit provided by financial sector (% of GDP) 2017: 21.45
Made or received digital payments in the past year (% age 15+) (2014 vs 2017): n/a
Remittances % of GDP for 2017: n/a
Mortgage Interest Rate / Mortgage Term (years): 15% | 20

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