Malabo Seaport capital of Equatorial Guinea, on Bioko island, in the Gulf of Guinea, w central Africa. Founded in 1827 as a British base to suppress the slave trade, it was known as Santa Isabel until 1973. Malabo stands on the edge of a volcanic crater that acts as a natural harbour. Industries: fish processing, hardwoods, cocoa, coffee. Pop. (2002) 112,800.
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