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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
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - B

  • Najib Roger Accar physician, politician
  • Ba Cissoko music group
  • Mamadou Boye Bah economist, politician
  • Oumar Balde engineer
  • Ousmane Balde economist, politician
  • Sirah Balde novelist, teacher
  • Balla et ses Balladins dance music orchestra
  • Amara Bangoura diplomat, ambassador
  • Facinet Bangoura swimmer
  • Karim Bangoura diplomat
  • Aissatou Barry swimmer
  • Alpha Oumar Barry politician
  • Diawadou Barry politician
  • Djene Barry swimmer
  • Ibrahima Barry "Barry III" politician
  • Ibrahima Sory Barry Mamou chief, politician
  • Mamadou Barry middle distance runner
  • Mariama Dalanda Barry taekwondo practitioner
  • Louis Lansana Beavogui former prime minister
  • Bembeya Jazz National music group
  • Edouard Benjamin diplomat
  • Saidou Bokoum writer
  • Aboubacar Sidiki "Titi" Camara football coach
  • Arafan Camara military officer, politician
  • Balla Camara economist, politician
  • Bengaly Camara teacher, politician
  • Damantang Camara politician
  • Dede Camara swimmer
  • Eugene Camara former prime minister
  • Faraban Camara politician, inspector
  • Kabele Abdoul Camara diplomat, politician
  • Loffo Camara politician
  • Manimou Camara drummer, dancer
  • Maxime Camara footballer
  • Mohamed Camara film director, actor
  • Moussa Dadis Camara army officer, former president
  • Sekou Benna Camara politician
  • Camayenne Sofa music group
  • Fode Cisse politician
  • Mamadou Cisse swimmer
  • Alpha Conde president
  • Moussa Bolokada Conde drummer
  • Mamady Conde diplomat, politician
  • Sekou Koureissy Conde politician, academic
  • Sona Tata Conde singer, musician
  • Lansana Conte former president
  • Sekouba "Bambino" Diabate singer, musician
  • Moussa Diakite politician
  • Abdourahamane Diallo physician, politician
  • Alfa Akibu Diallo basketball player
  • Alpha Yaya Diallo musician, singer, songwriter
  • Cellou Dalein Diallo economist, politician
  • Rabiatou Serah Diallo trade unionist
  • Souleymane Kelefa Diallo army chief of staff
  • Saifoulaye Diallo diplomat, politician
  • Siradiou Diallo journalist, politician
  • Yacine Diallo politician
  • Lansana Diane military general, politician
  • Abdourahamane Diawara swimmer
  • Djeli Moussa Diawara musician, composer, singer
  • Alassane Diop politician
  • Jean-Marie Dore former prime minister
  • Alioune Drame economist, politician
F - G
  • Francois Lonseny Fall politician
  • Bakary Fofana politician
  • Ibrahima Kassory Fofana politician
  • Mohamed Said Fofana prime minister
  • Fatmata Fofanah hurdler
  • Nabie Foday Fofanah sprinter
  • K. Guilavogui engineer, politician
  • El Hadj Ismael Mohamed Gassim Gushein politician
  • Mory Kante singer, harpist
  • Solomana Kante writer, inventor N'Ko alphabet
  • Djely Karifa human rights activist
  • Facinet Keita judoka
  • Fodeba Keita dancer, musician, playwright, composer
  • Mamadi Keita politician
  • Mamady Keita drummer
  • N'Famara Keita economist, politician
  • Keletigui Et Ses Tambourinis dance music orchestra
  • Kabine Komara former prime minister
  • Sekouba Konate army officer, former acting president
  • Mamady "Wadaba" Kourouma drummer
  • Philippe Kourouma bishop
  • Lansana Kouyate diplomat, former prime minister
  • N'Faly Kouyate musician
L - N

  • Camara Laye author
  • Fatoumata Lejeune-Kaba journalist
  • Albert Liurette physician, politician
  • Alexandre Cece Loua diplomat, politician, ambassador
  • Joseph Loua sprinter
  • Achkar Marof diplomat
  • Tierno Monenembo novelist, biochemist
  • Condetto Nenekhaly-Camara poet, playwright
  • Djibril Tamsir Niane historican, playwright, writer
  • Mamba Sano politician
  • Frobert Sarah priest, cardinal
  • Williams Sassine novelist
  • Lamine Sidime former prime minister
  • Aboubacar Sompare politician, ambassador
  • Ahmed Tidiane Souare former prime minister
  • Fode Soumah politician
  • Momo Wandel Soumah singer, composer, saxophonist
  • Soriba Soumah footballer
  • Mamadou Sylla politician
  • Morcire Sylla footballer
T - Y
  • Raymond-Marie Tchidimbo bishop
  • Boubacar Diallo Telli diplomat, politician
  • Abdoulaye Toure ambassador
  • Ahmed Sekou Toure former president
  • Aissata Toure sprinter
  • Fode Mamadou Toure politician
  • Ismael Toure politician
  • Siaka Toure military camp commandant
  • Sidya Toure former prime minister
  • Boubacar Traore political activist, torture survivor, marathon runner
  • Diarra Traore soldier, former prime minister
  • Elhadj Oumar Traore politician
  • Samory Ture founder Wassoulou Empire
  • Alseny Yansane dancer, drummer

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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