The country Equatorial Guinea is located close to the equator. The two former Spanish colonies make up Equatorial Guinea. This country is spread over an area of 28,051 sq. Km. the capital city is Malabo. Many people in this country believe that illness is due to the influence of bad spirits. A professional healer use dancing and chants to ward-off the evil spirits. Rio Muni and Bioko Islands, which has fertile volcanic soil that is ideal for growing cocoa beans. The people of this country have strong traditional beliefs. Large extended families who stay together and help one another in times of hardships. The monetary unit of this country is CFA Franc.