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Guinea Facts

Guinea's Information

Flag of Guinea
Land Area 245,717 km2
Water Area 140 km2
Total Area 245,857km2 (#77)
Population 12,093,349 (#75)
Population Density 49.22/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $16.08 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,300
Currency Franc (GNF)
Largest Cities
  • Name: Guinea
    (long form) Republic of Guinea
  • Capital City: Conakry (1,931,184 pop.)
  • Guinea Population: 11,176,026 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Guinea Franc
    (conversion rates)

    Guinea Franc
    1000 Guinea Francs
  • Ethnicity: Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%
  • GDP total: $12.25 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $1,100 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: French (official); note: each ethnic group has its own language
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Camayenne, Conakry, Nzerekore, Kindia, Kankan
  • Name: unknown
  • National Day: October 2
  • Religion: Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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