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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"
AnthemLiberté  (French)
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
and largest city
9°31′N 13°42′W / 9.517°N 13.700°W / 9.517; -13.700
Offeecial leidsFrench
Ethnic groups
GovrenmentPresidential republic
• Preses
Mamady Doumbouya
Bah Oury
LegislaturNaitional Assembly
• frae Fraunce
2 October 1958
• Total
245,836 km2 (94,918 sq mi) (78t)
• Water (%)
• 2021 estimate
13,885,724 (76st)
• 2014 census
• Density
40.9/km2 (105.9/sq mi) (164t)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$16.214 billion[2]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$7.067 billion[2]
• Per capita
Gini (2012)33.7
HDI (2019)Steady 0.477[3]
law · 178t
CurrencyGuinean franc (GNF)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+224
ISO 3166 codeGN
Territorial Organization
Territorial Organization 2

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.[4] 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 original on 3 Mey 2003. Retrieved 25 August 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. a b c d "Guinea". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  3. Human Development Report 2020 The Next Frontier: Human Development and the Anthropocene (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 15 December 2020. pp. 343–346. ISBN 978-92-1-126442-5. Retrieved 16 December 2020.
  4. See, for example, Univ. of Iowa map Archived 2009-02-05 at the Wayback Machine, Music Videos of Guinea Conakry – Clips Guineens Archived 2007-02-21 at the Wayback Machine, The Anglican Diocese of Guinea – Conakry, Canal France International's English-language page for Guinea Conakry Archived 2011-05-11 at the Wayback Machine