These three countries are located in equatorial Africa, with the Congo bordering Gabon and the Central African Republic and being a central part of the Congo River Basin. The total estimated area of these countries is 1,200,000 km2 and Gabon has the largest coastline with about 885 km.
The geography of these countries is generally flat, with rolling hills and extensive evergreen rainforests. The height of these ranges from 377 m in Gabon to 631 m in the CAR, with the highest point at around 1,400 m.
The climate is tropical, which means that humidity is high throughout the year, rainfall exceeds 1,000 mm, and highest and lowest temperatures average 30 ºC (86 ºF) and 20 ºC (68 ºF), respectively.
The least rainy period goes from December to March in CAR, and from June to August in Congo and Gabon.
Its main natural destinations are Odzala Kokoua National Park, Ndzehi Concession, Dzanga-Sangha Special Reserve, Loango National Park, Lopé National Park, and Ivindo National Park.
Covering an area of 13,546 km2, this park is located in the Congo River basin, the second largest rainforest after the Amazon.
This park has a great diversity of habitats, ranging from impenetrable jungle to open savanna spaces. This allows it to possess a great biological diversity, harboring species that are unique in the continent.
According to estimates, there are more than 100 species of mammals, at least 4,500 species of plants, and 460 species of birds, amphibians, and reptiles.
The climate in this park is tropical rainy, with an average annual rainfall exceeding 1,200 mm.
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