Guinea World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






Guinea

Guinea A nation in West Africa that can offer you great highland for trekking,highlands and mountains or jungle with amazing wildlife to explore, its all up to you. Visit the city of Conakry and experience the most amazing atmosphere as the locals play and dance in the streets. Or go to the National Museum and take a close look to the local instruments.

Area: 245.922 Km²
Population: 7.614.000 (2001 est.)
Density: 31 pop/Km²

System of government: Presidential Republic
Capital: Conakry (1.558.000 pop.)
Major cities: Kankan 280.000 pop., Labé 275.000 pop., Nzérékoré 250.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Fulbe 40%, Malinke 25%, Soussou 11%, Kissi 8%, others 16%
Border countries: Guinea-Bissau WEST, Senegal NORTH, Mali NORTH-EAST, Cote d'Ivoire SOUTH-EAST, Liberia and Sierra Leone SOUTH

Principal mountains: Mounts Nimba 1752 m
Principal rivers: Niger 580 Km (guinean tract, total 4184 Km)
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: Los Islands
Climate: Tropical

Langguage: French (official), Ethnic dialects
Religion: Muslim 85%, Christian 10%
Currency: Guinean Franc (GNF)

Fixed public holidays: 3/4, 28/9, 2/10, 10/11
Dialling code: 00224
GMT: 0

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