Guinea-Bissau - Land area

Land area (sq. km)

The value for Land area (sq. km) in Guinea-Bissau was 28,120 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 28,120 in 2015 and a minimum value of 28,120 in 1961.

Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1961 28,120
1962 28,120
1963 28,120
1964 28,120
1965 28,120
1966 28,120
1967 28,120
1968 28,120
1969 28,120
1970 28,120
1971 28,120
1972 28,120
1973 28,120
1974 28,120
1975 28,120
1976 28,120
1977 28,120
1978 28,120
1979 28,120
1980 28,120
1981 28,120
1982 28,120
1983 28,120
1984 28,120
1985 28,120
1986 28,120
1987 28,120
1988 28,120
1989 28,120
1990 28,120
1991 28,120
1992 28,120
1993 28,120
1994 28,120
1995 28,120
1996 28,120
1997 28,120
1998 28,120
1999 28,120
2000 28,120
2001 28,120
2002 28,120
2003 28,120
2004 28,120
2005 28,120
2006 28,120
2007 28,120
2008 28,120
2009 28,120
2010 28,120
2011 28,120
2012 28,120
2013 28,120
2014 28,120
2015 28,120

Rural land area (sq. km)

Definition: Rural land area in square kilometers, derived from urban extent grids which distinguish urban and rural areas based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/lecz-urban-rural-population-land-area-estimates-v2.

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Year Value
1990 33,630
2000 33,630
2010 33,630

Urban land area (sq. km)

Definition: Urban land area in square kilometers, based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/lecz-urban-rural-population-land-area-estimates-v2.

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Year Value
1990 306.34
2000 306.34
2010 306.34

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use