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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau
  • Capital

    Capital

    Bissau

  • Local time

    Local time

    1:54

  • Population

    Population

    1.55 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +245

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XOF (franc)

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Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Bissau

  • Local time

    Local time

    1:54

  • Population

    Population

    1.55 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +245

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr XOF (franc)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.10 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 577mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    36 120 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    16%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    70%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    57%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    20 500

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    African
    European and mulatto less than - 1 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    indigenous - 50 %
    Islam - 45 %
    Islam - 45 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    45.6%

  • Languages

    Languages

    Portuguese
    Crioulo
    African languages

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    4 450

  • Murders

    Murders

    9 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    4.3 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.2%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    89%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    373 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    3.1%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    agricultural products, beer, soft drinks

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    rice, corn, beans, cassava (manioc), cashew nuts, peanuts, palm kernels, cotton, timber

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, clay, granite, limestone, petroleum

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, clay, granite, limestone, petroleum

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    87%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    271kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    176 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting Guinea-Bissau

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands when greeting. Make a slight bow when greeting elders or higher society people to show respect.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t interrupt or contradict elders when they are speaking - it’s considered rude.

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Business & Communication

Don’t travel to Guinea-Bissau without vaccination for yellow fever.

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Did you know

Did you know?

No Guinea-Bissauan president has ever successfully served a full term.

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Street & Behavioral

Don’t necessarily leave the roads and pathways - there might be unexploded landmines left after civil war on some areas.

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