Corisco, Equatorial Guinea

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Corisco
Corisco is located in Equatorial Guinea
Corisco
Corisco
Location in Equatorial Guinea
Coordinates: 0°55′N 9°19′E / 0.917°N 9.317°E / 0.917; 9.317Coordinates: 0°55′N 9°19′E / 0.917°N 9.317°E / 0.917; 9.317
Country Equatorial Guinea
ProvinceLitoral
Population
 (2005)
 • Total2,541

Corisco is a city in Litoral, Equatorial Guinea. It is located on the island of Corisco and has a (2005 est.) population of 2541.

History[edit]

The missionary, Robert Hamill Nassau arrived here for his first posting to Africa.[1]

Demography[edit]

The island is inhabited by the Benga people. Some of the women have come from the Kombe people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kamsler, Brigette C. "Robert Hamill Nassau Papers , 1856 - 1976" (PDF). Columbia University Libraries. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  2. ^ Nassau, Robert Hamill (1901). "Fetishism, a Government". Bulletin of the American Geographical Society. 33 (4): 305–317. JSTOR 198420.