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* [[Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve]] — is dedicated to the protection of gorillas in the [[Republic of the Congo]]
 
* [[Lesio Louna Gorilla Reserve]] — is dedicated to the protection of gorillas in the [[Republic of the Congo]]
 
* [[Loango National Park]] — a 100-km stretch of virgin beaches and adjacent rainforest in [[Gabon]], both scenic and a place to view leopards, elephants, gorillas, & monkeys on the beach.
 
* [[Loango National Park]] — a 100-km stretch of virgin beaches and adjacent rainforest in [[Gabon]], both scenic and a place to view leopards, elephants, gorillas, & monkeys on the beach.
* [[Maiko National Park]] — vast park in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]] which is sadly off limits for most travelers due to constant conflict in the area
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* [[Maiko National Park]] — vast park in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]] which is sadly off limits for most tourists due to constant conflict in the area
 
* [[Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park]] — a UNESCO World Heritage Site and important national park in the [[Central African Republic]]
 
* [[Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park]] — a UNESCO World Heritage Site and important national park in the [[Central African Republic]]
 
* [[Virunga National Park]] — a very important park in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]] for the future conservation of the mountain gorilla
 
* [[Virunga National Park]] — a very important park in the [[Democratic Republic of the Congo]] for the future conservation of the mountain gorilla

Revision as of 20:09, 3 June 2010

Central Africa is a region of Africa.

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Angola
Former Portuguese colony which went through a brutal civil war. Now largely safe, but has been surprisingly slow to appear on the tourist radar
Central African Republic
Dense jungle in the south and semi arid in the Sahelian north, this very unstable country is very much off the radar for visitors.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Huge, blessed with incredible natural wealth and beauty, culturally diverse, and is extremely unstable and dangerous
Equatorial Guinea
Perhaps the continent's most corrupt country, where massive oil wealth is confiscated by a thuggish government, is not a terribly safe place to travel, but it has great beaches, laid-back beach bars, and locals speak Spanish
Gabon
Has escaped the strife afflicting other Central African states; rich in oil and mineral reserves and a high biodiversity.
Republic of the Congo
Huge tracts of forest with a small population mean great potential for eco-tourism, but the country is still to fully recover from a terrible war in the 1990s
São Tomé and Príncipe
Tiny islands in the Gulf of Guinea

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