Ali Bongo Ondimba is the President of Gabon. Son of Omar Bongo, President of Gabon from 1967 to 2009, Ali Bongo Ondimba became President of Gabon on 2009 October 16, shortly …after his father's death on June 10 that year. He was elected in elections with a reported 41.79% of the vote. (MORE)
The official language is French. It's estimated to be spoken by 80% of the country's 1.5 million inhabitats. But there are at least 40 ethic groups in Gabon. And they al…l have their own cultures and languages. The largest grouping is the Bantu. (MORE)
Facts about Gabon: .
More than 3 quarters of the territory is covered byforest. .
The capital was founded by Catholic missionaries to houseliberated slaves. .
Gabon is in …Africa. .
Its capital is Libreville. (MORE)