Flight tickets from Upington to Libreville

Welcome to the vibrant city of Libreville, the capital of Gabon. Home to a diverse array of cultures, this bustling port town offers visitors a unique cultural experience unlike any other in West Africa. With its verdant rainforest surroundings, its long sandy beaches, and its lively music and nightlife venues, Libreville is an ideal destination for those looking to relax and experience a vibrant African destination. From historical sites and breathtaking colonial buildings to traditional markets and bustling nightlife scenes, there is something for everyone in Libreville.

Getting to Know Libreville

Libreville is the capital city of Gabon and has a population of 735,453 as of 2019. It is located in the same time zone as the rest of continental Africa, GMT +1. Libreville is a multilingual city and the main languages spoken there are French, Libreville Creole, Fang and several other Bantu languages. The official currency of Gabon is the Central African CFA franc, with the symbol XAF.

Climate and Weather

Libreville, the bustling capital of Gabon, is characterized by its wet and dry season climate. It enjoys a hot, humid and tropical climate, with a dry season from June to August and a wet season from December to March. Rainfall is abundant during the wet season, but low during the dry season. During the wet season, temperatures tend to mid to lows of 24°C, with high humidity of up to 95%. During the dry season temperatures are a bit higher, averaging around 28°C and humidity is usually lower, around 75%. The rainy season begins to increase in precipitation around October and the peak of the wet season is usually in December. Libreville experiences an average of 224 rainy days per year, and an average of 1,600 hours of sunshine per year. Despite its wet season and high humidity, this city is a great place to explore - especially during the warmer months when its plentiful green spaces come to life.

Touring Libreville: Airport and Transportation

There are two airports in Libreville, Gabon: Librevile-Leon Mba International Airport and Libreville-Owendo International Airport. You can get from Libreville-Leon Mba International Airport to downtown Libreville by taxi. The cost should be around 15,000 - 20,000 CFA (Approx 20 - 30 USD). Yes, you can change money at Libreville Airport.

Exploring the Rich History and Culture of Libreville

  1. Libreville is the capital and largest city of the West African country of Gabon. It is located on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean and is home to the majority of the country's population
  2. Libreville is steeped in history and culture. It is a city with a rich past; home to remarkable historical monuments, vibrant markets and exquisite arts and crafts
  3. Libreville also plays host to numerous annual festivals, from the Musango Festival, an amalgamation of traditional Gabonese music and contemporary music, to the prestigious Africa Movie Academy Awards, one of the biggest events in Africa's movie industry

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