Guinea

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Coordinates: 11°N 10°W / 11°N 10°W / 11; -10

Republic o Guinea
République de Guinée (French)
Motto: "Travail, Justice, Solidarité" (French)
"Wirk, Juistice, Solidarity"
Anthem: Liberté  (French)
Freedom
Location o  Guinea  (daurk blue)– in Africae  (licht blue & daurk grey)– in the African Union  (licht blue)
Location o  Guinea  (daurk blue)

– in Africae  (licht blue & daurk grey)
– in the African Union  (licht blue)

Location o Guinea
Caipital
an lairgest ceety
Conakry
9°31′N 13°42′W / 9.517°N 13.700°W / 9.517; -13.700
Offeecial leids French
Vernacular
leids
Ethnic groups
Demonym Guinean
Govrenment Presidential republic
• Preses
Alpha Condé
Mamady Youla
Legislatur Naitional Assembly
Unthirldom
• frae Fraunce
2 October 1958
Aurie
• Tot
245,836 km2 (94,918 sq mi) (78t)
• Watter (%)
negligible
Population
• 2000 estimate
8,746,128[2] (81st)
• 2014 census
11,628,972
• Density
40.9/km2 (105.9/sq mi) (164t)
GDP (PPP) 2016 estimate
• Total
$16.214 billion[3]
• Per capita
$1,281[3]
GDP (nominal) 2016 estimate
• Total
$7.067 billion[3]
• Per capita
$558[3]
Gini (1994) 70.3
verra heich
HDI (2015) Steady 0.414[4]
law · 183t
Siller Guinean franc (GNF)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +224
ISO 3166 code GN
Internet TLD .gn

Guinea (/[unsupported input]ˈɡɪni/, officeeally the Republic o Guinea French: République de Guinée), is a kintra in Wast Africae. Umwhile kent as French Guinea (Guinée française), it is today sometimes cawed Guinea-Conakry tae distinguish it frae its neighbour Guinea-Bissau.[5] Conakry is the caipital, the seat o the naitional government, an the lairgest ceety.

Guinea haes amaist 246,000 square kilometres (94,981 sq mi). It forms a crescent bi curvin fre its wastren border on the Atlantic Ocean toward the east an the sooth. Its northren border is shared wi Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, an Mali, the soothren ane wi Sierra Leone, Liberie, an Côte d'Ivoire. The Niger River arises in Guinea an runs eastward.

Guinea's 10 million fowk belang tae twintie-fower ethnic groups. The maist prominent groups are the Fula (French: Peul; Fula: Fulɓe), Mandinka, an Susu.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Nations Online: Guinea – Republic of Guinea – West Africa". Nations Online. Archived frae the oreeginal on 3 May 2003. Retrieved 25 August 2014. 
  2. Central Intelligence Agency (2009). "Guinea". The World Factbook. Retrieved 28 January 2010. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "Guinea". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 April 2012. 
  4. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 March 2017. 
  5. See, for example, Univ. of Iowa map, Music Videos of Guinea Conakry – Clips Guineens, The Anglican Diocese of Guinea – Conakry, Canal France International's English-language page for Guinea Conakry