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Geography Statistics of Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea-Bissau's Information

Flag of Guinea-Bissau
Land Area 28,120 km2
Water Area 8,005 km2
Total Area 36,125 km2
Population 1,759,159
Population Density 48.70 / km2
Government Type Semi-Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $2.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,600
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities
  • Bissau (388,028)
  • Bafata (22,521)
  • Coastline: 217 miles (350 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 10,857 sq miles (28,120 sq km)
    (water) 3,091 sq miles (8,005 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 13,948 sq miles (36,125 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: There are 9 regions in Guinea-Bissau. They are Bafata, Biombo, Bissau, Bolama, Cacheu, Gabu, Oio, Quinara, Tombali; note - Bolama may have been renamed Bolama/Bijagos.
  • Horizontal Width: 162.39 miles (261.34 km) from Cacheu east to Gabu
  • Vertical Length: 138.59 miles (223.03 km) from Farim south to Cacine

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (2) Guinea and Senegal
  • Geographic Center: About 12.71 miles (20.45 km) north of Bafata
  • Highest Point: unnamed hill 984 ft (300 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
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