Guinea-Bissau

 

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Country NameRepublic of Guinea-Bissau
Short NameGuinea-Bissau
CapitalBissau
Largest cityBissau
Official languagesPortuguese
National LanguagesEnglish, Arabic, Balanta, Hassaniya Arabic, Jola-Fonyi, Mandinka, Mandjak, Mankanya, Noon, Pulaar, Serer, Soninke
ReligionPredominantly Christianity (~62%), Islam (~38%)
Demonym(s)Bissau-Guinean
GovernmentUnitary semi-presidential republic
PresidentUmaro Sissoco Embaló
Vice PresidentPrime Minister – Nuno Gomes Nabiam
House SpeakerCipriano Cassamá
Chief JusticeRuth Monteiro
Total Area36,125 km2 (13,948 sq mi) (134th)
Water (%)22.4
Total Land Area (%)28,033 km2
Population1,874,303 (2018 estimate)
GDP (PPP)$3.391 billion (2018 estimate)
GDP (Nominal)$1.480 billion (2018 estimate)
CurrencyWest African CFA franc (XOF)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Mains Electricity220 V – 50 Hz
Driving sideRight
Calling code+245
ISO 3166 codeGW
Internet TLD.gw
Political Parties·         Democratic Convergence Party (Guinea-Bissau)

·         Democratic Party of Progress

·         Democratic Social Front

Independence DayDeclared  24 September 1973

Recognized  10 September 1974

Tallest BuildingHotel Ceiba

Hospital Nacional Simão Mendes

Guinea-Bissau National Ethnographic Museum

Richest PersonsCarlos Gomes Junior
Top WebsiteRiverzoofarm.com

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