According to Allcitycodes, Equatorial Guinea is a Central African country located on the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic coast of the continent. It has a land area of 28,051 square kilometers (10,831 square miles). The capital city of Equatorial Guinea is Malabo. The terrain in Equatorial Guinea consists mostly of coastal plains with some hills and mountains scattered throughout the country. The highest point in Equatorial Guinea is Pico Basile at 3,008 meters (9,876 feet). Major rivers include the Benito River and other smaller rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean. The climate of Equatorial Guinea is tropical with hot summers and mild winters. The area code of Equatorial Guinea is +240. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when Equatorial Guinea switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +240 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Equatorial Guinea from abroad. Check philosophynearby for Equatorial Guinea in 2019.