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Guinea-Bissau FlagMajor cities : Bissau (Capital), Bafatá, Contuboel, Bambadinca and Catió.
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Guinea-Bissau Subdivision

List of administrative levels in that compounds Guinea-Bissau.


Guinea-Bissau Information

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ISO 3166-1GW - GNB - 624
NATO country codePU - GNB
FIPS 10-4 codePU
ContinentAfrica / West Africa
Guinea-Bissau CapitalBissau
Official languagePortuguese
Name of the inhabitantsGuinean
Guinea-Bissau National Day24 September
Guinea-Bissau Currency West African CFA franc (XOF)
Guinea-Bissau 15 %
Guinea-Bissau Calling code+245
Guinea-Bissau Country domain code .gw
Guinea-Bissau Vehicle registration plateGUB
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC +0:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
Community of Portuguese Language Countries
Economic Community of West African States
African Union
West African Economic and Monetary Union
Community of Sahel-Saharan States
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Organisation for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa
Group of 77
Guinea-Bissau National anthemEsta é a Nossa Pátria Bem Amada

Guinea-Bissau Head of state

Prime ministerNuno Gomes Nabiam (2020)
President of the RepublicUmaro Sissoco Embaló (2020)

Guinea-Bissau Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Guinea-Bissau.

  1. Other 50 %
  2. Islam 45 %
  3. Christianity 5 %

Guinea-Bissau Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Guinea-Bissau (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area36,120 km² (13,946 sq mi)
Population1,738,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 48.1 /km² (124.6 /sq mi)
Length of coastline350 km
Perimeter1,074 km
Life expectancy58.9 Year (2015), ♀ : 60.5 Year, ♂ : 57.2 Year
Average years of schooling 2.9 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.455 (2018)
Gross domestic product1 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 3.8 %
840 US$ per capita
Inflation1.4 % (2018) Chart

Guinea-Bissau Chart

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Guinea-Bissau Covid-19

Incident rate210.64
Case fatality ratio1.72084 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

Guinea-Bissau Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Petroleum
  2. Bauxite
  3. Timber
  4. Fish
  5. Granite
  6. Clay
  7. Limestone
  8. Phosphate

Guinea-Bissau Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Corn
  2. Cotton
  3. Cassava (manioc)
  4. Fish
  5. Peanuts
  6. Rice
  7. Beans
  8. Timber
  9. Palm kernels
  10. Cashew nuts

Guinea-Bissau Border

Guinea-Bissau's border with 2 other countries. The list of Border countries of Guinea-Bissau below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  1. Guinea Guinea 386 km
  2. Senegal Senegal 338 km

Guinea-Bissau Map

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Guinea-Bissau Climate

  1. Tropical savanna climate 100 %

Guinea-Bissau Weather (Bissau)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Guinea-Bissau for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Bissau).

Guinea-Bissau Electricity

Electrical standard in Guinea-Bissau (voltage, power outlet ...)

Voltage220 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : C
Power socketPower socket : C

Guinea-Bissau Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Guinea-Bissau classified by annual passenger transit.

Guinea-Bissau Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Guinea-Bissau and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 6Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
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