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 (bē-ō′kō) Formerly Fer·nan·do Po (fər-năn′dō pō′)
An island of Equatorial Guinea in the Gulf of Guinea.


(Placename) an island in the Gulf of Guinea, off the coast of Cameroon: part of Equatorial Guinea. Capital: Malabo. Area: 2017 sq km (786 sq miles). Former names: Fernando Po (until 1973) or Macías Nguema (1973–79)


(biˈoʊ koʊ)

an island in the Bight of Biafra, near the W coast of Africa: a province of Equatorial Guinea. 80,000; ab. 800 sq. mi. (2072 sq. km). Formerly, Fernando Po, Macías Nguema Biyogo.
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Noun1.Bioko - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Equatorial GuineaBioko - an island in the Gulf of Guinea that is part of Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea, Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Spanish Guinea - a country of west central Africa (including islands in the Gulf of Guinea); became independent from Spain in 1968
Malabo - the capital and largest city of Equatorial Guinea on the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea
Gulf of Guinea - a gulf off the southwest coast of Africa
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This month of December 2017 has had a particularity in the traditional campaign of distribution of gifts for Equatorial Guinean children: the distribution has not started on the island of Bioko, as usual, but in the continental part of the country.
Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), the world's most trusted provider of highly reliable, fully managed, remote communication and IT solutions, has announced that the company has been selected to provide Middle Earth Orbit (MEO) Ka-band managed communications services to a production asset owned and operated by a major US-based operator in Equatorial Guinea on Bioko Island, off the coast of West Africa, the company said.
Nesting populations by contribution (largest to lowest): CR: Tortuguero, Costa Rica; MEX: Quintana Roo, Mexico; EcFL: East Central Florida, USA; SUR: Matapica and Galibi, Suriname; CUB: southwest Cuba; SFL: Florida, USA; GB: Poilao, Guinea-Bissau; ASC: Ascension Island; AV: Aves Island, Venezuela; BUC: Buck Island; TRI: Trindade Island, Brazil; RC/FN: Rocas Atol and Fernando Noronha, Brazil; BIO: Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea; STP: Sao Tome and Principe.
She had lived on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea, during October 2015-March 2016 while studying local wildlife.
Marathon Oil and its business partners worked with the government to fight malaria in its operations on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea through the Ministry of Health and Social Wellbeing.
El caso de los bubis en la isla de Bioko, su historia colonial y poscolonial asi como sus recientes intervenciones en el Foro Permanente de Cuestiones Indigenas (ONU-Nueva York) reclamando sus derechos, serviran para ilustrar los argumentos de Juanena.
Le FOD regroupe le principal parti d'opposition, Convergence pour la democratie sociale (CPDS) ainsi que l'Union populaire (UP), la Force democratique republicaine (FDR) et le Mouvement pour l'autodetermination de l'ile de Bioko.
The country has two parts: A continental region with some small offshore islands and an insular region which includes Annobon and Bioko islands to the north.
Palmeras en la nieve comienza en 1953 y parte de la accion transcurre en la isla de Fernando Poo, actual Bioko, aunque se rodo en Gran Canaria.
AMPCO is located in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa, and has been producing chemical-grade methanol from natural gas produced off of Bioko Island since 2001.
Gas is also supplied to the Atlantic Methanol Production Company (Ampco) methanol plant and other gas-consuming ventures are planned on the island of Bioko.