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Bi·o·ko

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

Bioko

(baɪˈəʊkəʊ)
n
(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)

Bi•o•ko

(biˈoʊ koʊ)

n.
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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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.
Her flight from the United States to Bioko Island connected in Ethiopia; she did not leave the airport.
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.
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.
At the same time, hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested in the ports of Malabo and Bata, while an oil terminal has been constructed at Luba on Bioko Island.
More than two decades later the species was reported from localities on the Isle of Fernando Poo, now Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea (Ortiz de Zarate Lopez & Ortiz de Zarate Rocandio 1956).
Meanwhile, feminized subsistence agriculture (Campos and Mico 2006: 66-8), which persists as a supplementary activity for the families, is not enough to satisfy urban demands, and down-trending cocoa production in Bioko Island has halved since the beginning of the 1990s (Urrea et al.
Preliminary checklist of vascular plants of Bioko Island (Equatorial Guinea)
Monkeys in trouble: The rapidly deteriorating conservation status of the monkeys on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea (online).
The capital of the country, with 120,000 people, is located on the north coast of Bioko Island (off the continental mainland in the Gulf of Guinea) and on the rim of a sunken volcano.