Ndjolé

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Ndjolé
Ndjolé is located in Gabon
Ndjolé
Ndjolé
Location in Gabon
Coordinates: 0°11′S 10°45′E / 0.183°S 10.750°E / -0.183; 10.750Coordinates: 0°11′S 10°45′E / 0.183°S 10.750°E / -0.183; 10.750
Country  Gabon
Province Moyen-Ogooué Province
Department Abanga-Bigne Department
Population (2008)
 • Total 6,289

Ndjolé is a town in Abanga-Bigne Department in Gabon, lying north east of Lambaréné on the Ogooué River, the N2 road and the Trans-Gabon Railway. It is known as a base for logging and as a transport hub. Ndjolé is the last city that can be reached by barge traffic traveling up the Ogooué River. Above Ndjolé there are rapids on the river.

Further reading[edit]

  • Petringa, Maria. Brazza, A Life for Africa. Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2006. ISBN 978-1-4259-1198-0. Describes Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza's extensive explorations of Gabon and surrounding countries.