Evinayong is a small town
of 4000 people situated at the foot of Mount Chime. Due to its
geographical location (at the center of the Rio Muni),it was
destined in the 1920s to become the country’s capital under Spanish
rule. Fang dancers come to Evinayong on official occasions to
perform the very ancient war-dance called "biben"
THE CROSSROADS TOWN
Evinayond is found at the
center South of the Rio Muni and at the south of Mount Chime.
The Bata Akurenam road
leaves Evinayong and reaches the Gabonese border, while the
Mongomo-Nsork road is linked to the Bata Akurenam road by a
cross of 100km that cuts across many small streams and villages. Being the
center of agronomy constructed in the 1930s to carryout experimental
farming. The town is a gate way to other touristic towns such as
Mongomo, the land of the Fang Esangui in the east and Mikomeseng,
the heart of cocoa and coffee production in the north. Evinayong
equally opens to the Cameroonian towns of Ambam, Ebolowa and Yaounde
through the ferry of River Ntem.