in Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -1.408 and 13.159 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -1° 24' 30" and E 13° 9' 30"
- 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: 01:54 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Africa/Libreville
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:02 am and 6:05 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Kanton Village
- This place on Wikipedia
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Safety Score: 4,5 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: 2021-05-06 08:30:55
Delve into Mounana
Mounana in Haut-Ogooué Province with it's 8,780 habitants is a town located in Gabon about 285 mi (or 458 km) south-east of Libreville, the country's capital town.
Time in Mounana is now 01:54 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Libreville with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports closer to Mounana. The closest airport in Gabon is Moanda Airport in a distance of 11 mi (or 18 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Franceville, Koulamoutou, Ewo, Djambala and Makokou. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 68 °F|
|Evening Temperature||23°C / 73 °F|
|Night Temperature||21°C / 69 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||1%|
|Air Pressure||1014 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky|
|General Conditions||Light rain|
Saturday, 8th of May 2021
28°C (82 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Sunday, 9th of May 2021
32°C (90 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.
Monday, 10th of May 2021
34°C (93 °F)
25°C (76 °F)
Broken clouds, calm.
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Oklo is a region near the town of Franceville, in the Haut-Ogooué province of the Central African state of Gabon. Several natural nuclear fission reactors were discovered in the uranium mines in the region in 1972.
Natural nuclear fission reactor
A natural nuclear fission reactor is a uranium deposit where self-sustaining nuclear chain reactions have occurred. This can be examined by analysis of isotope ratios. The existence of this phenomenon was discovered in 1972 at Oklo in Gabon, Africa, by French physicist Francis Perrin. The conditions under which a natural nuclear reactor could exist had been predicted in 1956 by Paul Kazuo Kuroda. The conditions found were very similar to what was predicted.
Mounana is a town in Gabon with a population of about 8,000 people. It lies on the N3 road and from 1958 until the 1990s was a major uranium mining centre. The mine is now closed; it is now primarily a centre for agriculture.
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