Lastoursville

Travel Guide Africa Gabon Lastoursville

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Introduction

Lastoursville is a city in east-central Gabon, lying on the Ogooué River, the Trans-Gabon Railway and the N3 road. It was founded as a slave depot named Mandji, renamed Maadiville in 1883 and finally took its current name for François Rigail de Lastours in 1886. It grew around palm oil production and as an administrative centre, and soon became a major missionary centre. The town is also known for its caves. The caves were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on October 20, 2005 in the Mixed (Cultural + Natural) category. The town lies at an elevation of 206 metres.

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See also International Telephone Calls

The country calling code to Gabon is 241.
To make an international call from Gabon, the code is 00.

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