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Guinea-Bissau

Description of Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau was a former Portugal country that had Guinea and Senegal as its neighbours.

History and Map

Portuguese Guinea and the Cape Verde islands turn out to be independently autonomous, in 1974 and 1975, as the republics of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Driving individuals from the PAIGC give the two presidents - Cabral's sibling (Luis Almeida de Cabral) in Guinea-Bissau, and Aristides Pereira in Cape Verde. The geography maps of the country include 9 states.

The first goal on both sides is to blend the new states, yet Cape Verde changes its perspective after Luis Cabral was expelled in an overthrow in Guinea-Bissau in 1980. In 1998, the nation was quickly on the edge of common war after President Vieira rejects his armed force leader Ansumane Mane. Battling breaks out between the general's supporters and powers faithful to the administration.

Official Language of Guinea world is Portuguese.

Culture and Holidays

Amilcar Cabral composed widely on the objectives and hypotheses of national freedom. His talks generally be widely followed even today. Guineans of the Cape Verdean parentage, for example, Manjaco writer Antonio Ferreira has been distributed in Europe.

Bissau is a tremendous city with respect to the nation's size. A large number of the bigger structures were developed when the Portuguese Ruled. The architecture of the region is an arranged provincial capital, with structures, lanes, and are the vistas in the pioneer style. The littler region capitals additionally highlight pilgrim structural engineering. There are also some of the postcolonial structures, for example, the Chinese healing facility in Canchungo, yet the construction modelling is to a great extent West African. Along with this, there are Rectangular houses with zinc rooftops and solid floors are normal in towns and residential areas. In towns, much lodging is still customary in structure and materials.

Climate and Weather

The atmosphere here is tropical. At the point when contrasted and winter, the summers have a great deal more precipitation. This atmosphere is thought to be Aw as per the Köppen-Geiger atmosphere arrangement. The normal yearly temperature is 26.8 °C in Buruntuma. The normal yearly precipitation is 1371 m.

Travelling and Tourism

Electronic Visa Application System is as of late (2015) presented. All Individual visa seekers are asked for to apply for the Guinea-Bissau Visa by filling in the online application form. Direct flights from Portugal with TAP each Friday, giving back that day. Extra, non-stop flights from Europe and the US, are conceivable.

Vacation and Destination

There are a lot of shorelines around Monrovia. Out towards the airplane terminal after ELWA intersection is ELWA shoreline, set inside a compound there is a stamped safe swimming territory, clean shoreline and a lot of families at the weekends. No offices, however. Further on is Thinkers (purported Tinkers) with a nourishment and beverages administration, however, the waves are somewhat harsh here, and it is not sheltered to stroll up or down the shoreline too far. CE shoreline out the other path, over the extension out to Hotel Africa, is exceptionally very much situated up with palm umbrellas, beverages administration and a smorgasbord, and an all around ensured swimming territory. 

Some facts about Guinea-Bissau

Population of country 1,565,126 people
Area of Guinea-Bissau 36,120 sq. kilometers
Located on the continent Africa (AF)
Capital of Guinea-Bissau Bissau
Currency at Guinea-Bissau Franc (XOF)
Domain Zone .gw
Phone country code 245
FIPS code of Guinea-Bissau PU

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More information about Guinea-Bissau

Climate of Guinea-Bissau:
  • tropical
  • generally hot and humid
  • monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds
  • dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds
Terrain of Guinea-Bissau:
  • mostly low coastal plain rising to savanna in east
Guinea-Bissau also has such useful resources as: fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, clay, granite, limestone, unexploited deposits of petroleum.

Top cities of Guinea-Bissau


City Name Population State Coordinates
1 Bissau 388,028 people Bissau Autonomous Region 11.86357 x -15.59767
2 Bafata 22,521 people Bafata 12.16667 x -14.66667
3 Gabu 14,430 people Gabu 12.28333 x -14.21667
4 Bissora 12,688 people Oio 12.22306 x -15.4475
5 Bolama 10,769 people Bolama and Bijagos 11.58333 x -15.46667
6 Cacheu 10,490 people Cacheu 12.27056 x -16.16583
7 Bubaque 9,941 people 11.28333 x -15.83333
8 Catio 9,898 people Tombali 11.28333 x -15.25
9 Mansoa 7,821 people Oio 12.07333 x -15.31889
10 Buba 7,779 people Quinara 11.58333 x -15
11 Quebo 7,072 people 11.33333 x -14.93333
12 Canchungo 6,853 people Cacheu 12.06722 x -16.03333
13 Farim 6,792 people Oio 12.48389 x -15.22167
14 Quinhamel 3,128 people Biombo 11.88333 x -15.85

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