Guinea-Bissau (República da Guiné-Bissau (Portuguese)) Coat of Arms Stamps Coins Notes: Guinea-Bissau Country Details Guinea-Bissau Flag

Map of Guinea-Bissau

Map of Guinea-Bissau

Also Known As: República da Guiné-Bissau (Portuguese)
Bordering Countries: Guinea, Senegal
Demonym: Bissau-Guinean
Motto: "Unity, Struggle, Progress"
Population: 1,693,398 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 1.93% (2014)
Government: semi-presidential republic
Capital City: Bissau
Capital Coordinates: 11°52′N 15°36′W
Capital Time Zone: GMT
Currency: West African CFA Franc
Currency Code: XOF
Currencies Issued: centavo peso
GDP: $837.0 million (2010)
Per Capita Income: $508 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 3.50% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 1.90% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $1.1 billion (2010)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: GW
Internet Country Code: .gw
Number of Internet Users: 37100 (2009)
Calling Code: 245
Electrical Generation Capacity: 26000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1973 from Portugal
Area: 36,125 square km (28,120 km land) (8,005 km water)
Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Eastern Guinea-Bissau (300 m)
Life Expectancy: 49.87 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 4.30 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 90.92 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 3.90% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 4.90% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.353 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 2.2 (2011)
Literacy: 42.40 percent

The area where this country is located used to be called Portuguese Guinea.

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 4

Number of coins in catalogue: 0

Number of stamps in catalogue: 15

Location of Guinea-Bissau in Africa

Regional Map for Guinea-Bissau

Major Cities

Bafatá (Population 22501)
Bissau (Population 407424)
Bissorã (Population 11964)
Bolama (Population 10014)
Buba (Population 6815)
Bubaque (Population 9244)
Cacheu (Population 9849)
Canchungo (Population 6434)
Catió (Population 9217)
Farim (Population 6405)
Gabú (Population 14336)
Mansôa (Population 7376)

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