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Name(official): Republic of Guinea
Name(short): Guinea
Capital City: Conakry
Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.
Coordinate: 11 00 N, 10 00 W
Independence: (From France) October 2nd; 1958.
  • Alpha Condé - President 21 Dec. 2010 -
  • Mohamed Said Fofana 24 Dec. 2010 - (PM)
  • Sékouba Konaté - Acting President 3/12/2009 - 21/12/2010
  • Capt. Moussa Camara - President 24/12/2008 - 3/12/2009
    (Hospitalized due to injury sustained from an assassination attempt in December 2009.)
  • Jean Marie Doré - P.M. 26/1/2010 - 21/12/2010
Type of Government: Republic
Total Area: 245
Population: 9 690 222 (July 2006 est.)
People: Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%.
Religion: Muslim 85%, Christians 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%
Languages: French (official); note: each ethnic group has its own language.
Literacy: 35.9%total, 49.9%male, 21.9%female (1995 est.)
Currency: Guinean franc (GNF)
GDP(per capita): $2 000 (2005 est.)
Arable Land: 4.47% (2005 est.)
Agriculture: Rice, coffee, pineapples, palm kernels, cassava (tapioca), bananas, sweet potatoes; cattle, sheep, goats; timber.
Natural resources: Bauxite, iron ore, diamonds, gold, uranium, hydropower, fish, salt.
Embassy in Japan: Embassy of the Republic of Guinea,
Chancery: 12-9, Hachiyama-cho, Shibuya-ku.
Post Code: 150-0035, Tel. 03-3770-4640
General Info:
International Phone Code: +224


  • Tourism:


Conakry, Nzerekore, Kankan, kindia.




33 prefectures and 1 special zone (zone special)*; Beyla, Boffa, Boke, Conakry*, Coyah, Dabola, Dalaba, Dinguiraye, Dubreka, Faranah, Forecariah, Fria, Gaoual, Gueckedou, Kankan, Kerouane, Kindia, Kissidougou, Koubia, Koundara, Kouroussa, Labe, Lelouma, Lola, Macenta, Mali, Mamou, Mandiana, Nzerekore, Pita, Siguiri, Telimele, Tougue, Yomou.


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