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Astronism in Gabon refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Gabonese Republic. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Gabon, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.
The Astronist Superiate of Gabon oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Gabon is split into nine provinces and is set to hold one Grand Observatory in the capital city of Libreville.
This national branch of the Astronist Institution manages the official representation and depiction of Astronism throughout this territory, including efforts to protect the identity of the philosophy with the intention of further disseminating it throughout the territory.
It is the Institution alone that is granted the status of proprietor to the philosophy in this territory as any other organisations or institutions proclaiming such a role are deemed as unauthorised proprietors and are therefore considered as part of the anti-Institutionist movement.
Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Gabon including:
- Astro-Gabonese philosophy
- Astro-Gabonese religion
- Astro-Gabonese spirituality
- Gabonese astroncy
- Gabonese Astronism
- Gabonese astronomical religion
- Gabonese Cosmism
- Gabonese space religion
History of Astronism in Gabon
Astronism is not recognised as a religion by the Gabonese government yet the Astronist Institution does not consider there to be any significant violations of religious freedom for Astronists in Gabon, largely due to Gabon's positive track record with religious liberties.
Astronists in Gabon number 301 people according to the Astronist Institution in December 2020. The majority of Gabonese speak French and due to the lack of Astronist content that has been accurately translated into French by 2020, this is considered a significant barrier for Gabonese Astronists to access content about Astronism.
Astronist demographics in Gabon
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