Located in the continent of Africa, Guinea covers 245,717 square kilometers of land and 140 square kilometers of water, making it the 79th largest nation in the world with a total area of 245,857 square kilometers.
Guinea became an independent state in 1958, after gaining its sovereignty from France. The population of Guinea is 10,884,958 (2012) and the nation has a density of 44 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Guinea is the Guinea Franc (GNF). As well, the people of Guinea are refered to as Guinean.
The dialing code for the country is 224 and the top level internet domain for Guinean sites is .gn.
To learn more, visit our detailed Guinea section.
|Density||44.3 / km2 ( 114.7 / mi2 )|
|GDP||6,624,068,037 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||609 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||245,717 km2 (94,872 mi2)|
|Water Area||140 km2 (54 mi2)|
|Neighbouring Countries||Mali, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Cote D'Ivoire, Sierra Leone|
What is the capital of Guinea?
Conakry is the capital city of Guinea. It has a population of 1,767,200, and is located on a latitue of 9.54 and longitude of -13.68.
Conakry is also the political center of Guinea, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.
Quick Facts About Conakry, the Capital Of Guinea
|Elevation||13 meters over sea level|
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