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AJ's Encyclopedia of Stamps & Philatelic Links

(The former Spanish Gueina)

Equatorial Guinea -
The area was first visited by Europeans in the 15th century. The island of Fernando Po was claimed by Portugal, 1494-1788 and occupied by Britain, 1781-1843. Rights to the area were acquired by Spain, 1844. Independence was granted in 1968. Postage stamps have been issued for Fernando Po 1868 - 1929 and as Equatorial Guinea since 1968.

Postal Contacts:

Oficina Filatelica de la Direccion General de Correos
Republic of Equatorial Guinea

(address from Linn's)
and from Malte:
Direcci�n General de Correos y Telecomunicaciones
Seccion de Filatelia,
Palacio de Comunicaciones,
Equatorial Guinea via the CIA :
Formerly called Spanish Guinea - Location: Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Cameroon and Gabon
Independence: 12 October 1968 (from Spain)
Album pages for Fernando Po
Free Album Pages? This site is sort of like "shareware" software.

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