San Antonio de Ureca

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San Antonio de Ureca
Village
San Antonio de Ureca is located in Bioko
San Antonio de Ureca
San Antonio de Ureca
Location in Bioko
Coordinates: 3°16′N 8°31′E / 3.267°N 8.517°E / 3.267; 8.517
Country  Equatorial Guinea
Province Bioko Sur Province
Elevation 186 m (610 ft)
Time zone WAT (UTC+1)

San Antonio de Ureca, also known as Ureka or Ureca is a village found in Bioko Sur Province, south of Malabo on the Bioko island, 32 km off the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. The island is the northernmost part of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

The town of Ureka is included among the wettest areas in the world; it receives about 10,450 millimeters (418 ins) of rainfall annually. It is the wettest place in Africa. [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Richard Frankham, Jonathan D. Ballou, David Anthony Briscoe (2004). A primer of conservation genetics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-53827-0.