Mongomo

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Mongomo
Mongomo Stadium
Mongomo is located in Equatorial Guinea
Mongomo
Mongomo
Location in Equatorial Guinea
Coordinates: 1°38′43.34″N 11°19′00.60″E / 1.6453722°N 11.3168333°E / 1.6453722; 11.3168333
Country Equatorial Guinea
ProvinceWele-Nzas
Population
 (2012)
 • City7,251
 • Metro
53,500
ClimateAw

Mongomo is a town in the province of Wele-Nzas on mainland Equatorial Guinea, on the eastern border, roughly 1 km (0.62 mi) west of Gabon's Woleu-Ntem Province.

Religion[edit]

Its cathedral basilica of the Immaculate Conception is the episcopal see of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mongomo.[1]

Miscellenea[edit]

From Mongomo originated the nation's first president Francisco Macías Nguema and of the current President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, hence the term the clan of Mongomo to define those belonging to his ruling clique.

The area is home to Mongomo Provincial Hospital.

The Mongomo Hotel is located in Kos Ete, Mongomo.[2]

Sports[edit]

Mongomo's football club is Deportivo Mongomo, active in the Equatoguinean Premier League.

Mongomo was named a host city of the 2015 African Cup of Nations.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.gcatholic.org/dioceses/diocese/mong2.htm GCatholic
  2. ^ Infos at mbendi.com
  3. ^ "Afcon 2015: Ebola fears, freebies & big names - all you need to know". 15 January 2015.

External links[edit]

Media related to Mongomo at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 1°37′43.34″N 11°19′00.60″E / 1.6287056°N 11.3168333°E / 1.6287056; 11.3168333