Río Campo

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Río Campo
Nickname(s): Río
Río Campo is located in Equatorial Guinea
Río Campo
Río Campo
Location in Equatorial Guinea
Coordinates: 2°20′N 9°49′E / 2.333°N 9.817°E / 2.333; 9.817
Country  Equatorial Guinea
Province Litoral
Government
 • President Teodoro Obiang
 • Prime Minister Ignacio Milam
Area
 • City 3 370 kilometer km2 (2 094.02 mile sq mi)
 • Land 3 370 kilometer km2 (2 094.02 mil sq mi)
 • Water 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
 • Urban 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
 • Metro 0 km2 (0 sq mi)
Elevation 38.1 m (125 ft)
Population (2005)
 • City 1,105
 • Density 20/km2 (50/sq mi)
Time zone WAT
 • Summer (DST) WAT (UTC)
Climate Af
Website http://www.africacyberspace.com/City/City.aspx?City=GNQ029

Río Campo is a town in Equatorial Guinea. It is located in Litoral Province and has a population of 1,105 (2005 est.). The town is located inside the Rio Campo Natural Reserve and on the border of Cameroon.

Religion[edit]

The principal religion in Equatorial Guinea is Christianity which is the faith of 93% of the population. Rio Campo has mostly indigenous beliefs due to its remoteness. These are predominantly Roman Catholic (87%) while a minority are Protestants (5%). Another 5% of the population follow indigenous beliefs and the final 2% comprises Muslims, Bahá'í Faith, and other beliefs.

Culture and language[edit]

The town has a variety of both European and African languages. Official languages are Spanish, French and Portuguese. Some recognized languages are Fang, Bube, Annobonese. For culture see Culture of Equatorial Guinea.

Physical geography[edit]

Río Campo sits 125 feet above sea level. The nearest large open bodies of water are the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic Ocean. The small town borders the country of Cameroon to the east. To the east there is a river that runs from the town Yenge and drains into the Atlantic Ocean.

Wildlife[edit]

Rio Campo is home to many different and unique animal and plant species. There has been lots of pressure on the reserve itself for not taking better care of the land and animals.

Climate[edit]

Río Campo is situated in a rain forest. It rains for a magority of the year. Río Campo is relatively hot all year round.

Climate data for Rio Campo
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 32
(90)
33
(91)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
33
(91)
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
21
(70)
21
(70)
Record low °C (°F) 18
(64)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
18
(64)
18
(64)
17
(63)
18
(64)
18
(64)
19
(66)
17
(63)
17
(63)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 5
(0.2)
31
(1.22)
193
(7.6)
163
(6.42)
262
(10.31)
302
(11.89)
160
(6.3)
114
(4.49)
201
(7.91)
231
(9.09)
117
(4.61)
20
(0.79)
1,799
(70.83)
[citation needed]

Coordinates: 2°20′N 9°49′E / 2.333°N 9.817°E / 2.333; 9.817