Mounana

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Mounana
Town
Mounana is located in Gabon
Mounana
Mounana
Location in Gabon
Coordinates: 1°24′5″S 13°9′41″E / 1.40139°S 13.16139°E / -1.40139; 13.16139Coordinates: 1°24′5″S 13°9′41″E / 1.40139°S 13.16139°E / -1.40139; 13.16139
Country  Gabon
Province Haut-Ogooué
Department Lemboumbi-Leyou
Population (1993)
 • Total 6,372
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

Mounana is a town in Gabon. It lies on the N3 road and from 1958 until the 1990s was a major uranium mining centre.[1] The mine is now closed; it is now primarily a centre for agriculture. According to the 1993 census it had a population of 6,372 and in 2013 it had an estimated population of 12 437.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schlüter, Thomas (2008). Geological Atlas of Africa: With Notes on Stratigraphy, Tectonics, Economic Geology, Geohazards and Geosites of Each Country. Springer. p. 112. ISBN 978-3-540-76373-4. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Gabon". World Gazetteer. Retrieved 13 April 2013.