Guinea-Bissau Facts

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Flag of Guinea Bissau
National Flag of Guinea-Bissau

Interesting facts about Guinea-Bissau

  • Official Name: The Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  • Form of Government: Unitary semi-presidential republic
  • GDP: 1.458 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Bissau
  • Population: 1.874 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Portuguese
  • Currency: West African CFA franc
  • Timezone: GMT
  • Area: 36,125 km²
  • Dialing Code: +245
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Yembegueya,Taban,Detiya,Baguegueya
  • Major Rivers: Cacheu,Farim,Canjambari,Ongueringão,Elia
  • Continent: Africa
  • Border Countries: Guinea-Bissau is bordered by Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west.

Map of Guinea-Bissau

National Symbols of Guinea-Bissau

  • National Flower: Ironweeds