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Republic of Guinea-Bissau

República da Guiné-Bissau  (Portuguese)
Motto: 
"Unidade, Luta, Progresso" (Portuguese)
"Unity, Struggle, Progress"
Anthem: 
Esta é a Nossa Pátria Bem Amada  (Portuguese)
This is Our Beloved Homeland
Guinea-Bissau on the globe (Africa centered).svg
Capital
and largest city
Bissau
11°52′N15°36′W / 11.867°N 15.600°W / 11.867; -15.600
Official languagesPortuguese
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups
Religion
Predominantly Islam (~45%)
Christianity (~22%)[1][2]
Demonym(s)Bissau-Guinean[3]
GovernmentUnitarysemi-presidentialrepublic
Umaro Sissoco Embaló
Charles Blacka
LegislatureNational People's Assembly
Independencefrom Portugal
• Declared
24 September 1973
• Recognized
10 September 1974
Area
• Total
36,125 km2 (13,948 sq mi) (134th)
• Water (%)
22.4
Population
• 2018 estimate
1,874,303[4][5] (148th)
• Density
46.9/km2 (121.5/sq mi) (154th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$3.391 billion[6]
• Per capita
$1,951[6]
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$1.480 billion[6]
• Per capita
$851[6]
Gini (2002)35
medium
HDI (2018)Increase 0.461[7]
low · 178th
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Driving sideright
Calling code+245
ISO 3166 codeGW
Internet TLD.gw

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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