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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" (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
"Wirk, Juistice, Solidarity"
AnthemLiberté  (Script error: The function "name_from_code" does not exist.)
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
LegislaturNaitional Assembly
• frae Fraunce
2 October 1958
• Total
245,836 km2 (94,918 sq mi) (78t)
• Water (%)
• 2000 estimate
8,746,128[2] (81st)
• 2014 census
• Density
40.9/km2 (105.9/sq mi) (164t)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$16.214 billion[3]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Tot
$7.067 billion[3]
• Per capita
Gini (1994)70.3
verra heich
HDI (2015)Steady 0.414[4]
law · 183t
CurrencyGuinean franc (GNF)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
Drivin sidericht
Cawin code+224
ISO 3166 codeGN

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 original on 3 Mey 2003. Retrieved 25 August 2014. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  2. Central Intelligence Agency (2009). "Guinea". The World Factbook. Retrieved 28 Januar 2010.
  3. a b c d "Guinea". International Monetary Fund. Retrieved 18 Apryle 2012.
  4. "2016 Human Development Report" (PDF). United Nations Development Programme. 2016. Retrieved 21 Mairch 2017.
  5. See, for example, Univ. of Iowa map Archived 2009-02-05 at the Wayback Machine, Music Videos of Guinea Conakry – Clips Guineens, The Anglican Diocese of Guinea – Conakry, Canal France International's English-language page for Guinea Conakry Archived 2011-05-11 at the Wayback Machine