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Guinea

Guinea
  • Capital

    Capital

    Conakry

  • Local time

    Local time

    1:53

  • Population

    Population

    11.32 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +224

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr GNF (franc)

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Guinea

Guinea
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Conakry

  • Local time

    Local time

    1:53

  • Population

    Population

    11.32 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +224

  • Currency

    Currency

    Fr GNF (franc)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.45 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    1 651mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    245 857 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    29%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    26%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    59%

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    41 300

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    Peuhl - 40 %
    Malinke - 30 %
    Susu - 20 %

  • Religion

    Religion

    Islam - 85 %
    Islam - 85 %
    Christian - 8 %

  • Literacy rates

    Literacy rates

    32.0%

  • Languages

    Languages

    French

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    12 300

  • Murders

    Murders

    9 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    0.7 l/person

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    2.2%

  • Malaria

    Malaria

    368%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    177 per 100k

  • HIV

    HIV

    1.5%

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    bauxite, gold, diamonds, iron, alumina refining, light manufacturing, agricultural processing

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    rice, coffee, pineapples, palm kernels, cassava (manioc), bananas, sweet potatoes, cattle, sheep

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, uranium, hydropower, fish, salt

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, uranium, hydropower, fish, salt

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    80%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    2 450kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    153 (Best=1, Worst=200)

  • ATMs per 100k people

    ATMs per 100k people

    2

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What not to do when visiting Guinea

1/5
Marker Guinea
Business & Communication

Don’t photograph military and transporting facilities, government buildings or public works without permission.

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2/5
Marker Guinea
Business & Communication

Don’t forget to shake hands with asking about the family and common things when greeting (men) - handshakes tend to be a bit longer. When meeting someone higher, a small bow is customary.

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Marker Guinea
Business & Communication

Don’t discuss politics, religion, sex and gender issues.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Guinea has the largest mosque in sub-saharan Africa, which is capable of seating 12,500 worshipers.

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Marker Guinea
Business & Communication

Don’t show love affection in public (kissing, showing a lot of skin, sexual discussions...) - it’s considered as taboo in religious circles.

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Tell us your experience

Tell us your experience

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Marker Guinea
Business & Communication

Don’t necessarily accept an unsolicited offer of assistance at the airport or hotels - they may seek opportunities to rob the bags.

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