10 Interesting Guinea-Bissau Facts

Saturday, March 8th 2014. | Countries

Guinea-Bissau facts present the ideas about the country in Africa. Africa is a very big continent. It is filled with many countries that you can learn. It will be very interesting to study about the countries because each country in Africa is unique and adorable. It has their tradition, music, and culture. Find out about Guinea Bissau below:

Guinea-Bissau Facts 1: official name

Republica da Guinea-Bissau is the official name of the country. But people often call it Guinea Bissau.  The capital city of this country is Bissau. It is also considered as the largest one.

Guinea-Bissau Facts 2: regions

Let me tell you about the division of Guinea Bissau. It has 37 sectors with 8 regions. The capital is excluded from the regions. The members of a regional council are taken from the election.

Guinea-Bissau Facts

Guinea-Bissau Facts

Guinea-Bissau Facts 3: climate

Most African countries have warm and humid weather. The rest of the years in Guinea Bissau are filled with cooler dry season. The rainy season is from May to November.

Guinea-Bissau Facts 4: Portuguese

Portuguese is the official language for the people living in Guinea Bissau. There are many other people here speak Crioulo and native African languages. If you want to call the people originated form Guinea Bissau, you need to call them Bissau-Guineans.

Guinea-Bissau Landscape

Guinea-Bissau Landscape

Guinea-Bissau Facts 5: currency

CFA France is used by the people living here as the official currency.

Guinea-Bissau Facts 6: the highest and lowest point

The lowest point in Guinea Bissau is at the sea level of Atlantic Ocean. The highest point is unnamed but it is measured 300 m from the sea elevation.

Guinea-Bissau Local People

Guinea-Bissau Local People

Guinea-Bissau Facts 7: religion

More than 50 percent of the people living in Guinea Bissau embrace Island. The Christian people only make up 10 percent of the population. More than 40 percent of the people practice the indigenous believes.

Guinea-Bissau Facts 8: natural resources

There are many natural resources used by the government of Guinea Bissau to make the country survives. Those are timber, granite, clay, bauxite, fish, phosphates and many more.

Guinea-Bissau People

Guinea-Bissau People

Guinea-Bissau Facts 9: export

There are various products which are exported by Guinea Bissau to other countries. They include sawn lumber, fish, cashew nuts, shrimp, palm kernels and peanuts.

Guinea-Bissau Facts 10: trading partners

The trading partners of Guinea Bissau are India, Pakistan, Brazil Cuba, Senegal, Nigeria and Portugal.



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