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Guinea-Bissau's Information

Flag of Guinea-Bissau
Land Area 28,120 km2
Water Area 8,005 km2
Total Area 36,125km2 (#134)
Population 1,759,159 (#151)
Population Density 62.56/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $2.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,600
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities
  • Coat of Arms:

    Flag of Guinea-Bissau

  • Coat of Arms: The national emblem of Guinea-Bissau is composed of a black star (a symbol of traditional Pan-African) against a red background. The seashell below unites two olive branches, and represents the location of the country on the west coast of Africa.
  • Flag of Guinea-Bissau
  • Motto: "Unidade, Luta, Progresso" ("Unity, Struggle, Progress")
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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