in Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Gabon

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
0.574 and 12.864 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 0° 34' 25" and E 12° 51' 51"
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: 03:14 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Libreville
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 6:10 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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Current travel safety evaluation for Gabon in Middle Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 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: 2024-05-25 08:23:01

Explore Makokou

Makokou in Ogooué-Ivindo Province with it's 13,571 inhabitants is a city in Gabon about 236 mi (or 380 km) east of Libreville, the country's capital.

Local time in Makokou is now 03:14 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named Africa / Libreville with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Makokou. The closest airport in Gabon is Makokou Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 3 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda in a distance of 94 mi (or 152 km), West.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Oyem, Koulamoutou, Mongomo, Ebebiyin and Franceville. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Night Temperature 21°C / 70 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 1013 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 89% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 27th of May 2024

27°C (81 °F)
21°C (70 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, broken clouds.

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

27°C (81 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

29°C (85 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Light rain, calm, overcast clouds.

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.


Makokou is the regional capital of the Ogooué-Ivindo province in Gabon. Its coordinates are {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:0|34|N|12|52|E||| | |name= }}. Its altitude is 308 m. Its population in 2004 is around 16,600. The city lies on the Ivindo River and the N4 road. It grew around iron ore mining and lies near the Ivindo National Park.

Located at 0.566667, 12.8667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Ivindo River

Ivindo Department

Ivindo is a department of Ogooué-Ivindo Province in northern-central Gabon. Its capital is Makokou.

Located at 0.563889, 12.845 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Departments of Gabon

Popular in vicinity

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

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Makokou Fortifié, Makokou, Макоку, MKU