Libreville is the capital and largest city of Gabon. It is situated in the north-western province of Estuaire, Libreville is a port on the Komo River, near the Gulf of Guinea. The area was inhabited by the Mpongwe people before the French acquired the land in 1839.
Libreville is rated Sufficiency by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network (GaWC) which evaluates and ranks the relationships between world cities in the context of globalisation. Sufficiency level cities are cities that have a sufficient degree of services so as not to be overly dependent on world cities.
Libreville has a population of over 703,940 people. Libreville also forms part of the wider Libreville metropolitan area which has a population of over 1,083,906 people.
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