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Guinea Country

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Published by International Business Publications, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Area / regional studies,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Reference works,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Africa

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7918114M
    ISBN 100739761897
    ISBN 109780739761892

    The two-letter country abbreviation for Guinea is GN, the three-letter code is GIN. Country-specific domains ending , e.g. Guinea. 24K likes. Guinea, officially the Republic of Guinea, is a country on the western coast of Africa. Formerly known as French Guinea, the modern.


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Guinea Country by USA International Business Publications Download PDF EPUB FB2

Guinea is a poor country of approximately million people in that possesses the world's largest reserves of bauxite and largest untapped high-grade iron ore reserves, as well as gold and diamonds. In addition, Guinea has fertile soil, ample rainfall, and is the source of several West African rivers, including the Senegal, Niger, and.

Equatorial Guinea is one of the smallest and least populated countries in continental Africa and is the only independent African country where Spanish is an official language. Despite a boom in oil production in the s, authoritarianism, corruption, and resource mismanagement have concentrated the benefits among a small elite.

This guide book gives great coverage of travel basics (transport, lodging, restaurants, and what to see) for the whole country with a couple dozen maps plus fascinating background information on a variety of topics such as wildlife and history, and great advice on dealing with 5/5(9).

Guinea-Bissau (/ ˌ ɡ ɪ n i b ɪ ˈ s aʊ / (); Portuguese: Guiné-Bissau), officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Portuguese: República da Guiné-Bissau [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ ðɐ ɣiˈnɛ βiˈsaw]), is a country in West Africa that cov square kilometres (13, sq mi) with an estimated population of 1, It borders Senegal to the north and Guinea to the g code: + Guinea, country of western Africa, located on the Atlantic coast.

Three of western Africa’s major rivers—the Gambia, the Niger, and the Senegal—rise in Guinea. Under the name French Guinea, it was a part of French West Africa until it achieved independence in Its capital is Conakry.

A lovely book about living in a small village in northern Cote d’Ivoire, among the Senufo. It’s out of print, but worth the search. Buy it at Amazon. Kathleen Hill, Still Waters in Niger. A very different country from Guinea, but this autobiographical novel quietly and beautifully evokes a West African landscape and culture.

Buy it at Amazon. A virtual guide to Guinea, a developing country in the tropical southwestern part of West Africa at the Atlantic Ocean.

Bordered in north by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali, and by Côte d'Ivoire to the east and southeast, by Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south. Until independence in the country was known as French Guinea, a French colony and part of French West Africa.

The currency of Guinea is the Guinea Franc (GNF). As well, the people of Guinea are refered to as Guinean. The dialing code for the country is and the top level internet domain for Guinean sites Guinea shares land borders with 6 countries: Mali, Cote d'Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Liberia.

Guinea pigs are social animals, and you should consider keeping a same-sex pair so they have someone to socialize with.A pair of females is your best choice, as a pair of males may be prone to fighting (especially if they are not neutered). Guinea pigs may be nervous at first but rarely bite and generally become very tame with frequent handling.

Author: Lianne Mcleod, DVM. : Equatorial Guinea Country Study Guide (): IBP USA: Books. Skip to main content. Try Prime Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in. Guinea can be divided into four regions, Lower Guinea, the alluvial coastal plain; Middle Guinea, the mountainous region of the Futa Jallon; Upper Guinea, a gently undulating plain with an average elevation of 1, ft, savanna country broken by occasional rocky outcrops; and the forested Guinea Highlands, composed of granites, schists, and.

A Guide to the United States’ History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since Guinea Summary The United States recognized the Republic of Guinea on November 1,when President Dwight D.

Eisenhower sent a letter to that effect to Prime Minster Sekou Toure. Books for young children that are about guinea pigs Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Guinea's mineral wealth makes it potentially one of Africa's richest countries, but its people are among the poorest in West Africa.

Experiments with socialism and a. Okay, so Guinea might not be the stuff bucket lists are made of. Tarnished by the Ebola crisis and long-term political instability, it is a country most people stay away from.

But for travellers who like being far, far from the beaten track, Guinea has many enticements. A land of remote hills.

Guinea Republic of Guinea Africa See Prayer Information Geography. Area:sq km.sq km on Africa’s west coast, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.

Population: 10, Annual Growth: %. Capital: Conakry. Urbanites: %. HDI Rank: of (UN Human Development Reports ) Peoples.

Peoples: 47 (62% unreached. A virtual guide to Equatorial Guinea, a tropical country situated in central West Africa bordering the Bight of Biafra (Atlantic Ocean) between Cameroon and Gabon, and it shares maritime borders with Nigeria and São Tomé and Príncipe.

Equatorial Guinea is composed of five inhabited islands plus a portion on the African mainland, known as Río Muni. Guinea: country profile in numbers The Beny Steinmetz mining deal put the West African country of Guinea in the spotlight. Here are the key numbers that. Economy - overview: Guinea possesses major mineral, hydropower, and agricultural resources, yet remains an underdeveloped nation.

The country has almost half of the world's bauxite reserves and is the second-largest bauxite producer. The mining sector accounts for over 70% of exports. His book’s back cover says that “among many negative characterizations, Guinea Bissau has been called a poor country, a ‘non-state,’ an unstable state, a nonviable state, a narco-state, a.

Book a hotel in Guinea online. Hotels from budget to luxury. Good rates. No reservation costs. Read hotel reviews from real guests. This website covers Guinea – in North West Africa, former French colony close to Cote d’Ivoire; Guinea-Bissau – a very small country in North West Africa (just north of Guinea), a former Portuguese colony; and Equatorial Guinea – a small country around Miles south of Guinea next to g a Meet and Assist Service will make passing through their airports fast and easy.

They are a common feature in the north and west of the country. In addition, Guinea is endowed with huge deposits of mineral resources.

It has the largest deposits of bauxite and iron ore in the world and is a gold and diamond producer. Thanks to these mineral resources, Guinea has the potential of being one of Africa’s richest countries.

7 Days in IVORY COAST. ItineraryDay 1: City Tour Pass By: Abidjan AirportAbidjan is the economic capital of Ivory Coast and the most populous French-speaking city in West Africa.

Abidjan lies on the south-east coast if the country, on the Gulf of Guinea. The city is located on the Ebrie Lagoon. The business district, Le Plateau, is the center. The origin of the colloquial name guinea pig is a subject of much debate.

The first part of the name may have been derived from the price of the animal in 16th- and 17th-century England—that is, possibly one guinea—or it may have arisen from the animals’ being carried to European markets after first being transferred to ships in ports in Guinea.

Guinea pigs online over the top fun, wacky hilarity that works for both adults and kids. Guinea pigs are adorable but did you know they are also tech-savvy and smart and brave well, read this book to find out. I fell in love with the characters the guinea pigs in this book and look forward to /5.

Offering a bar, Guinea Feather Country Lodge & Spa has accommodations in Groblersdal. Some of the units have satellite flat-screen TV, a fully equipped kitchen with a microwave, and a private bathroom with a bath and a hairdryer/10().

Global Health Advisory: Do Not Travel. Avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID Exercise increased caution in Guinea due to civil unrest. Country Summary: Demonstrations occur frequently throughout the country and are often sporadic and unplanned, making it difficult to predict the size, route, or level of violence or congestion that may occur.

Birds, birding and bird watching books in Guinea The western and central parts of Africa now have an excellent guide in the Birds of Western Africa by Borrow and Demey.

It is a fantastic reference work and thoroughly recommended. It covers 23 countries south of the Sahara, from Mauritania in the northwest, to Chad and Central African Republic in the east, and Congo Brazzaville. Guinea Yellow Fever. Requirements: Required if traveling from a country with risk of YF virus transmission and ≥9 months of age.

Recommendations: Recommended for all travelers ≥9 months of age. Malaria. Areas with malaria: All. Estimated relative. All books set in Papua New Guinea on Mappit's literary map. We found books set in Papua New Guinea. Tensions are mounting in Guinea as the October presidential election draws nearer.

A key focus of these tensions is the suspected intention of Alpha Condé, the first democratically elected President inwho was re-elected into run for a third term, even though this is prohibited under the country’s constitution. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Exam Prep for Papua Guinea Country by Just The Facts (english) Paperback at the best online prices at.

Guinea, (formerly known as French Guinea) is today one of Africa's poorest countries. It's sometimes called Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from its nearby neighbor Guinea-Bissau.

Guinea belonged to a series of empires until France colonized it in the s, and subsequently made it part of French West Africa. Slave trade flourished with the arrival of the Europeans, and political Author: John Moen.

NOTE: The information regarding Guinea on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea information contained here. I will quote from this answer of mine: [1] > Guinea is the traditional name of coastal western Africa.

The historical colonies of French Guinea, Spanish Guinea and Portugues Guinea gained independence in that order and subsequently named themselve.

The Little Data Book on Financial Inclusion 69 Country data Sub-Saharan Africa Low income Guinea Population, age 15+ (millions) GNI per capita ($) Sub-Saharan Africa Low income. A profile of Guinea's President Alpha Conde. However, the vote kindled ethnic tensions, as Mr Conde hails from the Malinke ethnic group, which makes up 35% of the population.

Thu - Guinea on high alert in the fight against COVID - AllAfrica News: Guinea [Plan International] Since the first case of coronavirus was announced on 13 Marchthe Government of Guinea has taken measures to prevent the spread of the virus, but the countries already frail health system struggled to meet the needs of the.

Symbol Title From to Total Budget; OSRO/GUI//AFB: Assistance d`urgence pour la lutte contre la chenille légionnaire d`automne: 1,$ UNJP/GUI//PBF. Guinea pigs are popular pets in the U.S., but in parts of South America, they're a delicacy. Some environmental and humanitarian groups are making a .Guinea-Bissau’s economy also depends on farming and agro-pastoral activities, as well as on logging for timber.

The country ranks fourth in Africa for cashew nut production, with exports from cashews accounting for 60 percent of the national income (FAOstat, ).We hope that our Country Calling Codes quick reference international phonebook has helped you to find the Guinea country code and make your international call.

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