Christmas in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea is a country located in Middle Africa. Equatorial Guinea is one of the smallest countries in continental Africa. It has two parts, an insular and a mainland region. The insular region consists of the islands of Bioko or Fernando Pó in the Gulf of Guinea and Annobón, a small volcanic island south of the equator. Bioko island is the northernmost part of Equatorial Guinea and is the site of the country’s capital, Malabo. The island nation of São Tomé and Príncipe is located between Bioko and Annobón. The mainland region, Río Muni, is bordered by Cameroon on the north and Gabon on the south and east. It also includes several small offshore islands such as Corisco, Elobey Grande, and Elobey Chico.

Malabo is the capital city of Equatorial Guinea.

Christmas in Equatorial Guinea

Christmas Celebrations in Equatorial Guinea :

Christmas celebrated in Equatorial Guinea in much the same fashion as in other countries. The country is predominantly Catholic so most of the population celebrates Christmas. They decorate trees, give presents to family and friends, and often celebrate with a large meal and live music.

In Equatorial Guinea, Christmas is present in the homes, chruches, streets, each and every town of the country and the decorations can be seen in the local shops and its famous glitter, bells, candles, ribbons and lot more. Christmas in any country is incomplete without a fully decorated Christmas tree. In many corners and places of the country one can find the lights and decorations that remind us of the holidays. In Equatorial Guinea, people also celebrate these days by dining and laughing with the family.

For the Catholic Church this is a time for reflection, and most of the churches and organizations have prepared special activities, with choruses, moments of reflection and retreat, Mass and veneration.

We wish all readers Merry Christmas 2016 & Prosperous New Year 2017 !!!