in Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-1.633 and 13.584 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -1° 37' 59" and E 13° 35' 0"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XAF
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 10:52 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Libreville
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
4.690 and -160.409 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Matanibike Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Gabon in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Gabon.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Gabon. Last Update: 2023-05-28 07:34:19

Delve into Franceville

Franceville in Haut-Ogooué Province with it's 42,967 habitants is located in Gabon about 318 mi (or 511 km) south-east of Libreville, the country's capital town.

Current time in Franceville is now 10:52 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Libreville with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports close to Franceville. The closest airport in Gabon is M'Vengue El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba International Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Koulamoutou, Ewo, Djambala, Sibiti and Makokou. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 30°C / 86 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Chance of rainfall 9%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 29th of May 2023

29°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 30th of May 2023

28°C (83 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 31st of May 2023

31°C (88 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, calm, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Cabinet 2G: Stade de Franceville

Published: July 29, 2014
Length: 02:25 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Cabinet 2G

Cabinet 2G Project: Franceville Stadium

GABON - Humiliés, torturés, bizutés par les forces de l’ordre dans une université gabonaise

Published: December 17, 2014
Length: 53:22 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Les Observateurs France 24

Abonnez-vous à notre chaîne sur YouTube : GABON - Tout a commencé avec une bagarre entre étudiants fin novembre dans une université de Franceville à l'est du Gabon....

Dindemba 2013 soutenance

Published: August 30, 2014
Length: 09:58 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: marc anthony mandjombe nguema

soutenance de stage de découverte du milieu rural effectué dans l'Ogooué-Lolo, dans le département de la Lolo-Bouenguidi, canton Lolo-Wagna sis au village Dindemba. présentation: MANDJOMBE...

1 Week end at Mbaya version censurée

Published: March 19, 2015
Length: 11:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Amel Kevin ALAME EMANE

Présente la façon à laquelle les étudiants passent "le jour le plus long de mabaya" c'est-à-dire de la semaine à savoir les dimanches. C'est dans la sagacité que tout se passe et que...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.


Franceville is one of the four largest cities in Gabon, with a population of around 56,000 (2010, approx. ) people. It lies on the River Mpassa and at the end of the Trans-Gabon Railway and the N3 road. It grew from a village named Masuku when Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza chose it to resettle former slaves and renamed it "Francheville" (meaning "city of the freed" in French) in 1880. The city later came to be called Franceville.

Located at -1.63333, 13.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Haut-Ogooué Province

Haut-Ogooué Province

Haut-Ogooué is one of Gabon's nine provinces. It is named after the Ogooué River. It covers an area of 36,547 km². The provincial capital is Franceville. One of its primary industries is mining, with manganese, gold and uranium being found in the region. The uranium-bearing mineral Francevillite takes its name from the primary city. It is the historical home of three cultures, the Obamba, Ndzabi and Téké.

Located at -1.63333, 13.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Haut-Ogooué Province, Provinces of Gabon

Mpassa Department

Mpassa is a department of Haut-Ogooué Province in south-eastern Gabon. The capital lies at Franceville.

Located at -1.63333, 13.5833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Haut-Ogooué Province, Departments of Gabon

Stade de Franceville

The Stade de Franceville is a stadium in Franceville, Gabon. The 35000 capacity stadium was opened in January 2012, in time for its use in the 2012 African Cup of Nations. The opening game was a friendly between Gabon and Sudan.

Located at -1.63861, 13.5744 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Gabon, 2012 Africa Cup of Nations

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Franceville.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Franceville, فرانسفيل, Горад Франсвіль, Франсвил, فرانسویل, MVB, フランスヴィル, Masuku, 프랑스빌, Fransvilis, Франсвиль, Франсвіль, 弗朗斯维尔