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: 07:44 AM (Sunday)
Timezone: Africa/Libreville
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:57 am and 6:04 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-2.777 and -171.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Kanton Village
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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 07:44 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. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Evening Temperature 21°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Chance of rainfall 3%
Air Humidity 64%
Air Pressure 1010.4 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (2 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 95% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Monday, 23rd of September 2019

27°C (80 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 24th of September 2019

26°C (79 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 25th of September 2019

29°C (83 °F)
20°C (67 °F)
Heavy intensity 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

Ogooué-Ivindo Province

The Ogooué-Ivindo province is the northeastern-most of the nine provinces of Gabon. The regional capital is Makokou, which is home to one-third of the provincial population. It gets its name from two rivers, the Ogooué and the Ivindo. This province is the largest, least populated, and least developed of the nine. Area: 46,075 km² Two-letter abbreviation/HASC: GB-OI ISO 3166-2: GB-06 Population (1993): 48,862 The southern part of the province is crossed by the Equator.

Located at 0.6, 12.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Ogooué-Ivindo Province, Provinces of Gabon

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

Mwangné National Park

Mwangné National Park is a national park in Gabon. It covers an area of 1,160 km².

Located at 0.6, 12.7 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National parks of Gabon, Protected areas established in 2002

Ipassa Makokou Biosphere Reserve

The Ipassa Makokou Biosphere reserve is situated in Gabon and covers 150.00 km². Situated along the banks of the Ivindo River, Ipassa-Makokou Biosphere Reserve represents an example of the dense tropical rainforest of the Congo-Guinean phytogeographic region. The biosphere reserve is Gabon’s only area where no forest exploitation takes place thus the core area is in a relatively pristine state.

Located at 0.516667, 12.8 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Protected areas 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