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Republic of Guinea
République de Guinée(French)
Motto: "Travail, Justice, Solidarité" (French)
"Work, Justice, Solidarity"
Anthem: Liberté  (French)
Freedom
Location of  Guinea  (dark blue)– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)– in the African Union  (light blue)
Location of  Guinea  (dark blue)

– in Africa  (light blue & dark grey)
– in the African Union  (light blue)

Location of Guinea
Capital
and largest city
Conakry
9°31′N13°42′W / 9.517°N 13.700°W / 9.517; -13.700
Official languagesFrench
Vernacular
languages
Ethnic groups
DemonymGuinean
GovernmentPresidential republic
Alpha Condé
Mamady Youla
LegislatureNational Assembly
Independence
• from France
2 October 1958
Area
• Total
245,836 km2 (94,918 sq mi) (78th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2000 estimate
8,746,128[2] (81st)
• 2014 census
11,628,972
• Density
40.9/km2 (105.9/sq mi) (164th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$16.214 billion[3]
• Per capita
$1,281[3]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$7.067 billion[3]
• Per capita
$558[3]
Gini (1994)70.3
very high
HDI (2015)Steady 0.414[4]
low · 183th
CurrencyGuinean franc (GNF)
Time zoneGMT(UTC+0)
Drives on theright
Calling code+224
ISO 3166 codeGN
Internet TLD.gn

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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