Location in Equatorial Guinea

Coordinates: 1°38′43.34″N 11°19′00.60″E / 1.6453722°N 11.3168333°E / 1.6453722; 11.3168333
Country  Equatorial Guinea
Province Wele-Nzas
Population (2012)
  City 7,251
  Metro 53,500
Climate Aw

Mongomo is a town in Wele-Nzas Province in mainland Equatorial Guinea, roughly 1 km (0.62 mi) west of Gabon's Woleu-Ntem Province.


From Mongomo originated the nation's first president Francisco Macías Nguema and of the current President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, hence the name the clan of Mongomo to define those belonging to his ruling clique.

The area is home to Mongomo Provincial Hospital.

The Mongomo Hotel is located in Kos Ete, Mongomo.[1]

Mongomo's football club is Deportivo Mongomo, active in the Equatoguinean Premier League.

Mongomo was named a host city of the 2015 African Cup of Nations.[2]


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Coordinates: 1°37′43.34″N 11°19′00.60″E / 1.6287056°N 11.3168333°E / 1.6287056; 11.3168333

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