Port-Gentil


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Port-Gentil

(pôr-zhäNtēl`), city (1993 est. pop. 80,041), W Gabon, a seaport on Cape Lopez Bay (an arm of the Atlantic Ocean). Timber and locally manufactured plywood are exported. Petroleum is produced and refined nearby.

Port-Gentil

 

a city in Gabon, situated on the Atlantic, in the Ogooué River delta. Population, 45,000 (1970). Gabon’s leading seaport, Port-Gentil handled 5.2 million tons of cargo in 1973, primarily exports of petroleum and timber. The city has an international airport, a petroleum refinery, sawmills, and veneer factories, including Africa’s largest plywood factory. It also has food-processing enterprises, an oxyacetylene plant, shipyards, and a steam electric power plant. Petroleum and gas are extracted on the coast and the coastal shelf near the city.

Port-Gentil

the chief port of Gabon, in the west near the mouth of the Ogooué River: oil refinery. Pop.: 80 841 (1993)
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