Libreville is Gabon’s capital and largest city. The city is Gabon’s commercial capital and is home to half of the population of Gabon. The 2012 Census puts the population of Libreville at 797,003. Major districts of Libreville include Batterie IV (which is mostly residential), Mont-Buet and Nombakele (both are very busy commercial areas), Glass, Oloumi, Quartier Louis and Lalala. Libreville is also reputed to be one of the most expensive African cities.
Transport in Libreville
Libreville houses the biggest airport in Gabon. The Libreville International Airport serves the city and connects it to other places in Gabon and cities in other countries. To move around, you can use the red-painted national taxis which are adequately well kept.
Points of Interest in Libreville
Buy commodities for your stay in Libreville at the city’s main market, Marche du Mont-Bouet, in Mont-Bouet district. The National Museum of Arts and Traditions (French: Musee des Arts et Traditions) offers exhibitions of Gabonese traditional crafts and culture as well as some tribal masks. You can visit the museum to learn more about the numerous ethnic groups living together in Gabon. The Akanda National Park in Libreville is popular for its migrating waterbirds. The Crystal Mountains National Park (consisting of the Mbe National Park and the Mt Sene National Park) in Komo, Libreville draws tourists because of its very high plant biodiversity. Other points of interest include the Pongara National Park, the Stade Omar Bongo, and the Palais Presidentiel.
Best Hotels in Libreville
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