Gabon–Republic of the Congo

The land boundary between Gabon and the Republic of the Congo extends from the tripoint with Cameroon in the north to the Atlantic Ocean in the south for approximately 2,600 km. It was delimited by the French, who were the colonial administrators of both territories until independence in 1960. The line of internal separation, which mostly follows rivers and watersheds, was never described in great detail during the colonial period and has not been demarcated. Beginning in the 1970s, several disputed areas, including the maritime frontier, were noted by the governments of Gabon and the Republic of the Congo. In 2014, the two States signed a protocol establishing a joint commission to resolve these issues. This bilateral group of experts has met on multiple occasions but has not yet completed a more detailed delimitation or modern demarcation of the international boundary.

Map showing the land boundary between Congo and Gabon

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