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Office des postes et télécommunications
Direction de la Poste
M. Bernard Poaty Ditengou
Chef de la Division des études, des relations internationales et de la réglementation
B.P. 20.000
Téléphone (+241) 78 73 68
Téléfax (+241) 78 73 66
From UPU

Gabon -
was visited by the Portuguese in the 15th century and was under French control from the mid-19th century when settlers from a French captured slave ship formed Libreville in 1849. The country was occupied by France in 1885 and was one of four territories in French West Africa. It became independent in 1960.

The first postage stamps were issued for the colony in 1886.

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Direction Generale des PTT
Libreville, Gabon

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Philatelic Museums & Libraries data - Gabon
Gabon ; via the CIA
Location: Western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea.
Independence: 17 August 1960 (from France)

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