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David Thyne

"I'm an NGO worker on my first overseas posting, and InterNations helped me to make some very good business contacts in Libreville."

Marisa de Bryner

"Getting insights from fellow expats also living in Gabon has really been of great help to me."

InterNations – Bringing Together Belgians Living in Gabon

Interested in meeting fellow Belgians in Gabon? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your Belgian countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the Cristal Mountains to the north-east of Libreville with other Belgian expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Gabon or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in Belgium, InterNations Gabon offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of Belgian expats in Gabon among our members, coming from various regions all over Belgium - from Leuven, over Brussels to Antwerp.

Meet other Belgians at our events in Gabon

Attend our monthly events and activities for Belgians expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Gabon Expat Guides

  • Moving to Gabon

    Gabon has dedicated 10% of its landmass to being protected national parkland, making it a spectacular destination to move to. And with around 80% of local residents speak French, at least the language should be a big problem for many expats. Read on for more relevant info on moving to Gabon.
  • Living in Gabon

    Unlike many other African nations in the vicinity, Gabon enjoys a relatively stable political system, as well as prosperous economy. In spite of this, many Gabonese people still live in poverty. However, the relative safety of the nation is a plus for any expatriates thinking of living in Gabon.
  • Working in Gabon

    As the Gabonese economy relies heavily on its petroleum reserves, there are a number of job opportunities across oil production sector. Expats need to obtain a work permit before they start working in Gabon, though. Read on for more information and expat advice on working in Gabon.

Get Tips and Info on Life in Gabon from Belgian Expats

Being an expat in Gabon means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your Belgian compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Gabonese people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other Belgians in Gabon is a breeze, no matter if you are in Mayumba, Libreville, Kango or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of Belgians in Libreville, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for Belgian food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the Belgian InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from Belgium.
  • Our Gabon Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get pommes frites in Libreville...
  • The InterNations Places database for Gabon helps you find institutions like the nearest Belgian embassy.

From the Cristal Mountains to the north-east of Libreville to the mangrove swamps of the Muni River estuary, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly Belgian expats in Gabon.

Meet Fellow Belgians in Gabon at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Gabon is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous nyembwe, Gabon’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Libreville’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow Belgians in Libreville and discover the Jungle Interior Province in the east, flat lagoons on the Atlantic coast, and other impressive landmarks across Gabon.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from Belgium and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Goededag & salut from our Belgians living in Gabon!

David Thyne

"I'm an NGO worker on my first overseas posting, and InterNations helped me to make some very good business contacts in Libreville."

Marisa de Bryner

"Getting insights from fellow expats also living in Gabon has really been of great help to me."

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