The provincial capital is San Antonio de Palé on the north side of the island. It has an airport and a hospital. The other town is Mabana, formerly known as San Pedro.
In 2015, Annobon had about 5,200 inhabitants. The island's inhabitants are of mixed Portuguese and Angolan descent, with some Spanish mixed in. The official language is Spanish but most of the inhabitants speak, Annobonese, a creole form of Portuguese.
The island's main industries are fishing and timber.
Get in edit
- 1 Annobón Airport (NBN IATA). Flights from Bata and Malabo by CEIBA Intercontinental, which is on the list of airlines banned by the European Union.
There is no regular shipping service to the rest of Equatorial Guinea, and ships call as infrequently as every few months.
Palace Travel offers a 10-day tour of Equatorial Guinea that includes 2 days in Annobon.
Get around edit
- In San Antonio de Palé, there is a colonial church with a wooden gabled roof and stained-glass windows.
- Lago a Pot, a crater lake near the center of the volcanic island, which you can get to by hiking through a valley filled with ceiba trees, huge ferns, and lots of moss.
- Fauna: Annobón has three endemic bird species and subspecies - Annobón paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone smithii), Annobón white-eye (Zosterops griseovirescens), and Annobón scops owl (Otus senegalensis feae).
- Quioveo in the Annobón Natural Reserve is an extinct volcano and the highest point on the island.
- Playa del Palmar, swimming and enjoy different leisure activities on the beach.
- campo de fútbol, football stadium.
Go next edit
- Go back to Malabo.