Guinea is a former French colony that borders and to the north, on the north and north-east, to the east and and to the south.

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is the coastal region of . Includes all of Kindia province and the south part of Boke province.

is a region of . This region borders Mali and is distinctly drier than other parts of the country, sub-Sahelian in nature.

is a region of . This mountainous, cool area is also known as Fouta Djallon and is populated mostly by the Pular people.

is a region of . This is the forested jungle region in the southeast of Guinea, populated by several ethnic groups including the Toma and Lissi.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  10,300,000
  • Latitude of center:  10° 17' 24" (10.29°) north
  • Longitude of center:  11° 7' 12" (11.12°) west
  • Elevation:  428 meters (1404 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  245,857 km² (94,926 miles²)
  • Language:  French
  • Currency:  Franc (GNF)
  • Phone code:  224
  • Internet domain:  .gn
  • Neighbors:  , , , , and
  • Wikidata:  Guinea
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Guinea

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Afrikaans:  Guinee Akan:  Gini Albanian:  Guine Albanian:  Guineja Amharic:  ጊኒ Amharic:  ጊኔ Arabic:  غينيا Armenian:  Գվինեա Azerbaijani:  Qvineya Bambara:  Gine Basque:  Ginea Belarusian:  Гвінея Bengali:  গিনি Bosnian:  Gvineja Breton:  Ginea Bulgarian:  Гвинея Burmese:  ဂီရာနာ Central Khmer:  ហ្គីណេ Chinese:  几内亚 Cornish:  Gyni Croatian:  Gvineja
Dutch:  Guinee English:  Republic of Guinea Esperanto:  Gvineo Ewe:  Guini nutome French:  Guinée-Conakry French:  Guinée French:  République de Guinée Fulah:  Gine Galician:  Guinea - Guinée Ganda:  Gini Georgian:  გვინეა Greek:  Γουινέα Gujarati:  ગિની Hausa:  Gini Hebrew:  גינאה Hebrew:  גיניאה Hindi:  गिनी Icelandic:  Gínea Irish:  An Ghuine Japanese:  ギニア Japanese:  ギニア共和国
Kannada:  ಗಿನಿ Kikuyu:  Gine Korean:  기니 Kurdish:  گینێ Lao:  ກິວນີ Latvian:  Gvineja Lingala:  Ginɛ Lithuanian:  Gvinėja Luba-Katanga:  Ngine Macedonian:  Гвинеја Malagasy:  Ginea Malayalam:  ഗ്വിനിയ Maltese:  Gineja Marathi:  गिनी Nauru:  Gini Nepali:  गिनी Occitan:  Guinèa Oriya:  ଗୁଏନେଆ Persian:  گوینیا Persian:  گینه Polish:  Gwinea
Portuguese:  Guiné Pushto:  ګونې Pushto:  ګیانا Romanian:  Guineea Rundi:  Guneya Russian:  Гвинея Sango:  Ginëe Sanskrit:  गिनी Scottish Gaelic:  Gini Serbian:  Гвинеја Sinhala:  ගිණියාව Slovenian:  Gvineja Somali:  Gini Swahili:  Gine Tagalog:  Ginea Tamil:  கினி Tamil:  கினியா Telugu:  గినియా Thai:  กินี Thai:  ประเทศกินี Tibetan:  གྷི་ནི་ཡ།
Tigrinya:  ጊኒ Tonga:  Kini Turkish:  Gine Uighur:  ۋىنېيە Ukrainian:  Гвінея Ukrainian:  Ґвінея Urdu:  گنی Vietnamese:  Ghi-nê (Guinea) Vietnamese:  Ghi-nê Welsh:  Gini Welsh:  Guinée Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Gene Zulu:  i-Guinea Französisch-Guinea French Guinea Guinean People’s Republic Guinée Française People’s Revolutionary Republic of Guinea Popular and Revolutionary Republic of Guinea Revolutionary People’s Republic of Guinea

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