Equatorial Guinea

Equitorial Guinea is a Central African nation including the Rio Muni territory and 5 volcanic seaward islands. Capital Malabo, on Bioko Island, has Spanish pioneer design and is a center point for the nation's prosperous oil industry. Its Arena Blanca shoreline draws dry-season butterflies. The tropical woods of the territory's Monte Alen National Park is home to gorillas, chimpanzees and elephants.