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titleGuinea-Bissau
typeCountry in West Africa
descriptionGuinea-Bissau is a tropical country on West Africa’s Atlantic coast that’s known for national parks and wildlife. The forested, sparsely populated Bijagós archipelago is a protected biosphere reserve. Its main island, Bubaque, forms part of the...
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CapitalBissau
Official languagePortuguese
Population2.106 million (2022)
PresidentUmaro Sissoco Embaló
CurrencyWest African CFA franc
ContinentAfrica
Area13,948 mi²
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titleGuinea-Bissau - Wikipedia
linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guinea-Bissau
snippetGuinea-Bissau was once part of the kingdom of Kaabu, as well as part of the Mali Empire. ... Parts of this kingdom persisted until the 18th century, while a few ...
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titleGuinea-Bissau | History, Map, Flag, Population, Capital ... - Britannica
linkhttps://www.britannica.com/place/Guinea-Bissau
snippetGuinea-Bissau, country of western Africa. Situated on the Atlantic coast, the predominantly low-lying country is slightly hilly farther inland.
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titleGuinea-Bissau country profile - BBC News
linkhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-13443186
snippetREPUBLIC OF GUINEA-BISSAU: FACTS · Capital: Bissau · Area: 36,125 sq km · Population: 2.1 million · Languages: Portuguese, Guinea-Bissau Creole, ...
dateFeb 26, 2024
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titleGuinea-Bissau - United States Department of State
linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/guinea-bissau/
snippetThe U.S.'s top priorities in Guinea-Bissau are to promote security sector reform, combat drug trafficking, prevent infectious disease, and implement multi- ...
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titleGuinea-Bissau | Today's latest from Al Jazeera
linkhttps://www.aljazeera.com/where/guinea-bissau/
snippetStay on top of Guinea-Bissau latest developments on the ground with Al Jazeera's fact-based news, exclusive video footage, photos and updated maps.
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titleGuinea-Bissau Overview - World Bank
linkhttps://www.worldbank.org/en/country/guineabissau/overview
snippetGuinea-Bissau, one of the world's poorest and most fragile countries, has a population of about 1.9 million. Guinea-Bissau borders Senegal ...
dateMar 19, 2024
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titleGuinea-Bissau | Crisis Group
linkhttps://www.crisisgroup.org/africa/west-africa/guinea-bissau
snippetA legitimate civilian government, economic improvement and an army that has lost credibility are an opportunity for Guinea-Bissau.
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titleGuinea-Bissau - CIA
linkhttps://www.cia.gov/the-world-factbook/countries/guinea-bissau/
snippetBackground. For much of its history, Guinea-Bissau was under the control of the Mali Empire and the Kaabu Kingdom. In the 16th century, Portugal began ...
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titleGuinea-Bissau and the IMF
linkhttps://www.imf.org/en/Countries/GNB
snippetAt a Glance · 2024 Projected Real GDP (% Change) : 5.0 · 2024 Projected Consumer Prices (% Change): 3.0 · Country Population: 1.978 million · Date of Membership ...
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titleGuinea-Bissau country profile - BBC News
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titleGuinea-Bissau - Wikipedia
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titleGuinea-Bissau | History, Map, Flag, Population, Capital, Language ...
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titleGuinea-Bissau | Culture, Facts & Travel | - CountryReports
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titleGuinea-Bissau - United States Department of State
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linkhttps://www.state.gov/countries-areas/guinea-bissau/
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questionWhat is Guinea-Bissau famous for?
snippetGuinea-Bissau is famous for its expansive coastline filled with tropical islands, some of which are run by matriarchal tribes. The country is also one of the top five cashew producers in the world despite being a country that is roughly the same size as the state of Maryland.
titleThe 10 most asked questions about Guinea-Bissau in West Africa - WAVS
linkhttps://www.wavschools.org/the-10-most-asked-questions-about-guinea-bissau-in-west-africa/
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questionWhich language did Guinea-Bissau speak?
snippetThe official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese, which is spoken by 11% of the population. Guinea-Bissau Creole is spoken by 44% of the population. It is also known as Kiriol or Crioulo whose lexicon derives mostly from Portuguese.
titleGuinea-Bissau Languages - FamilySearch
linkhttps://www.familysearch.org/en/wiki/Guinea-Bissau_Languages
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questionWhat ethnicity is Guinea-Bissau?
snippetNationality: Noun and adjective-Bissau-Guinean(s). Population (July 2004 est.): 1,388,363. Population growth rate: 1.99%. Ethnic groups: African 99% (Balanta 30%, Fula 20%, Manjaca 14%, Mandinga 13%, Papel 7%), European and mulatto less than 1%.
titleGuinea-Bissau (08/05) - State.gov
linkhttps://2009-2017.state.gov/outofdate/bgn/guineabissau/47466.htm
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questionWhy are Guinea and Guinea-Bissau separate?
snippetWhen the country gained its independence in 1973 – which was 15 years after French Guinea – the name Guinea had already been claimed by the neighboring country. In order to differentiate the two countries from one another, Bissau (the name of the capital of the country), was added to the name.
titleWhy are there so many countries in the world with "Guinea" in their ...
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