Guinea

Guinea is a former French colony in . The country is sometimes called Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from and .

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is the capital and largest city of Guinea. A port city, it serves as the economic, financial and cultural centre of Guinea. Photo: Maarten van der Bent, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the largest city in Guinea in land area, and the third largest in population, with a population of 190,722 people as of 2014. Photo: Lancine.kounfantoh.fofana, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the main city and administrative capital of the region of Guinea. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

Maritime Guinea, also known as Lower Guinea, is one of the four natural regions of Guinea. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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Upper Guinea is a geographical term used in several contexts:…

Middle Guinea refers to a region in central Guinea, corresponding roughly with the plateau region known as Futa Jalon. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Guinée forestière is a forested mountainous region in southeastern Guinea, extending into northeastern .

Guinea

Latitude of center
10.29° or 10° 17' 24" north
Longitude of center
-11.12° or 11° 7' 12" west
Population
10,200,000
Elevation
428 metres (1,404 feet)
Capital
Area
245,857 km² (94,926 miles²)
Currency
Franc (GNF)
Phone code
224
Internet domain
.gn
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424297586
Geo­Names ID
2420477
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ginya
  • Achinese: Guinea
  • Adyghe: Гвинейе
  • Afrikaans: Guinee
  • Akan: Gini
  • Akan: Guinea
  • Albanian: Guine
  • Albanian: Guinea
  • Albanian: Guineja
  • Amharic: ጊኒ
  • Amharic: ጊኔ
  • Arabic: Guinea
  • Arabic: غينيا
  • Aragonese: Guinea
  • Armenian: Գվինեա
  • Arpitan: Guinê
  • Assamese: গিনি
  • Asturian: Guinea
  • Avaric: Guinea
  • Azerbaijani: Qvineya
  • Balinese: Guinea
  • Bambara: Gine
  • Banjar: Guinea
  • Bashkir: Гвинея
  • Basque: Ginea
  • Bavarian: Guinea
  • Belarusian: Гвінея
  • Belarusian: Гвінэя
  • Bengali: গিনি
  • Bhojpuri: गिनी
  • Bishnupriya: গিনি
  • Bosnian: Gvineja
  • Breton: Ginea
  • Bulgarian: Гвинея
  • Burmese: ဂီနီ
  • Burmese: ဂီနီနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဂီရာနာ
  • Catalan: Guinea-Conakry
  • Catalan: Guinea
  • Catalan: Guinea Conakry
  • Catalan: República de Guinea
  • Cebuano: Guinea
  • Central Bikol: Guineya
  • Central Kurdish: گینێ
  • Chavacano: Guinea
  • Chechen: Гвине
  • Chechen: Гвиней
  • Chinese: Guinea
  • Chinese: Jīnèiyà
  • Chinese: 几内亚 / 畿內亞
  • Chinese: 几内亚
  • Chinese: 几内亚共和国
  • Chinese: 幾內亞
  • Chinese: 幾內亞共和國
  • Chinese: 畿內亞
  • Chuvash: Гвиней
  • Cornish: Gyni
  • Crimean Tatar: Gvineya
  • Croatian: Gvineja
  • Czech: Guinea
  • Danish: Guinea
  • Dhivehi: ގީނިއާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Gine
  • Dotyali: गिनी
  • Dutch: GIN
  • Dutch: GN
  • Dutch: Guinea
  • Dutch: Guinee
  • Dzongkha: གྷི་ནི
  • Eastern Mari: Гвиней
  • Egyptian Arabic: جينيا
  • English: GUI
  • English: Guinea-Conakry
  • English: Republic of Guinea
  • English: Republique de Guinee
  • English: République de Guinée
  • English: gn
  • English: 🇬🇳
  • Esperanto: Gvineo-Konakrio
  • Esperanto: Gvineo
  • Esperanto: Respubliko Gvineo
  • Estonian: Guinea
  • Estonian: Guinea Vabariik
  • Ewe: Gini
  • Ewe: Guinea
  • Ewe: Guini nutome
  • Extremaduran: Guinea
  • Faroese: Guinea
  • Fiji Hindi: Guinea
  • Finnish: Guinea
  • Finnish: Guinean tasavalta
  • French: GN
  • French: Guinée
  • French: Guinée-Conakry
  • French: République de Guinée
  • French: la République de Guinée
  • Fulah: Gine
  • Gagauz: Gvineya
  • Galician: Guinea - Guinée
  • Galician: Guinea
  • Ganda: Gini
  • Ganda: Guinea
  • Georgian: გვინეა
  • German: Guinea
  • Greek: Γουινέα
  • Greek: Δημοκρατία της Γουινέας
  • Guarani: Gynéa
  • Guianese Creole French: Giné
  • Gujarati: ગિની
  • Haitian: Gine
  • Hakka Chinese: Guinea
  • Hausa: Gine
  • Hausa: Gini
  • Hausa: Guinea
  • Hebrew: גינאה
  • Hebrew: גיניאה
  • Hindi: गिनी
  • Hungarian: Guinea
  • Hungarian: Guineai Köztársaság
  • Icelandic: Gínea
  • Ido: Guinea
  • Igbo: Guinea
  • Iloko: Guinea
  • Inari Sami: Guinea
  • Inari Sami: Guinea täsiväldi
  • Indonesian: Guinea
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Guinea
  • Interlingue: Guinea
  • Irish: An Ghuine
  • Irish: an Ghuine
  • Italian: Guinea
  • Italian: Guinea Conakry
  • Italian: Repubblica di Guinea
  • Jamaican Creole English: Gini
  • Japanese: ギニア
  • Japanese: ギニア・コナクリ
  • Japanese: ギニア共和国
  • Japanese: ギニー
  • Japanese: ギネ
  • Japanese: 幾内亜
  • Japanese: 銀名
  • Javanese: Guinea
  • Javanese: Guinéa
  • Kabiyè: Kinee-Konakrii
  • Kabyle: Ginya
  • Kalaallisut: Guinea
  • Kalmyk: Гвинмудин Орн
  • Kannada: ಗಿನಿ
  • Kashmiri: گِنی
  • Kashubian: Gwineja
  • Kazakh: Гвинея
  • Khmer: ហ្គីណេ
  • Kikuyu: Gine
  • Kikuyu: Guinea
  • Kinyarwanda: Gineya
  • Kirghiz: Гвинея
  • Kongo: Ginea
  • Korean: 기니
  • Kotava: Guinea
  • Kurdish: Gîne
  • Kurdish: Gînê
  • Ladin: Guinea
  • Lao: Guinea
  • Lao: ກິນີ
  • Latin: Guinea
  • Latvian: Gvineja
  • Ligurian: Guinea
  • Limburgan: Guinee
  • Lingala: Gine-Konakry
  • Lingala: Ginɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Gine
  • Literary Chinese: 幾內亞
  • Lithuanian: Gvinėja
  • Livvi: Gvinea
  • Lombard: Guinea
  • Low German: Guinea
  • Lower Sorbian: Guineja
  • Luba-Katanga: Ngine
  • Luxembourgish: Guinea
  • Macedo-Romanian: Guinea
  • Macedonian: Гвинеја
  • Malagasy: Ginea
  • Malay: Guinea
  • Malayalam: ഗിനി
  • Malayalam: ഗിനിയ
  • Malayalam: റിപ്പബ്ലിക്ക് ഓഫ് ഗിനി
  • Maltese: Ginea
  • Maltese: Guinea
  • Maltese: Gwinea
  • Maltese: Repubblika tal-Guinea
  • Maltese: il-Guinea
  • Manx: Yn Ghuinea
  • Maori: Kini
  • Marathi: गिनी
  • Mazanderani: گینه
  • Min Dong Chinese: Guinea
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guinea
  • Min Nan Chinese: Guinée
  • Minangkabau: Guinea
  • Mingrelian: გვინეა
  • Mongolian: Гвиней
  • Moroccan Arabic: غينيا
  • N'Ko: ߖߌ߬ߣߍ߫ - ߞߐߣߊߞߙߌ߫
  • N'Ko: ߖߌ߬ߣߍ߫
  • N'Ko: ߖߌ߬ߣߍ߬ ߞߊ߲ߓߍ߲
  • N'Ko: ߖߌ߬ߣߍ߬ ߡߊ߲߬ߘߋ߲߫
  • Nauru: Gini
  • Nepali: गिनी
  • Newari: गिनी
  • North Ndebele: Guinea
  • Northern Frisian: Guinea
  • Northern Luri: گینه
  • Northern Sami: Guinea
  • Northern Sami: Guinea dásseváldi
  • Norwegian: Guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Guinea
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Republikken Guinea
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Guinea
  • Novial: Gini
  • Occitan (post 1500): Guinèa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Guinea
  • Oriya: ଗିନି
  • Oriya: ଗୁଇନିଆ
  • Oromo: Giinii
  • Ossetian: Гвиней
  • Pali: गिनी
  • Pampanga: Ginea
  • Pampanga: Guinea
  • Panjabi: ਗਿਨੀ
  • Papiamento: Guinea
  • Pedi: Guinea
  • Persian: گوینیا
  • Persian: گینه
  • Piemontese: Guinea
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Gini
  • Polish: Gwinea
  • Portuguese: Guiné
  • Pushto: ګونې
  • Pushto: ګینه
  • Quechua: Guinea
  • Quechua: Khiniya
  • Romanian: Guinea
  • Romanian: Guineea
  • Romansh: Guinea
  • Rundi: Guneya
  • Russia Buriat: Гвиней
  • Russian: Гвинейская Республика
  • Russian: Гвинея
  • Rusyn: Ґвінея
  • Sakizaya: Guinea
  • Samoan: Guinea
  • Samoan: Kini
  • Samogitian: Gvėniejė
  • Sango: Ginëe
  • Sanskrit: गिनी
  • Sardinian: Guinea
  • Saterfriesisch: Guinea
  • Scots: Guinea
  • Scottish Gaelic: Gini
  • Serbian: Gvineja
  • Serbian: Гвинеја
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gvineja
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ɣinya
  • Shan: မိူင်းၵီးၼီး
  • Shona: Guinea
  • Sicilian: Guinia
  • Silesian: Gwinyjo
  • Sindhi: گائينا
  • Sindhi: گني
  • Sinhala: ගිණියාව
  • Sinhala: ගිනියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Guinea
  • Skolt Sami: Guinea tääʹssväʹldd
  • Slovak: Guinea
  • Slovenian: Gvineja
  • Somali: Gini
  • Somali: Guinea
  • South Azerbaijani: قینه
  • Southern Sotho: Guinea
  • Spanish: Guinea
  • Spanish: Guinea-Conakri
  • Spanish: Guinea Francesa
  • Spanish: Republica de Guinea
  • Spanish: República de Guinea
  • Sundanese: Guinéa
  • Swahili: Gine
  • Swahili: Guinea
  • Swati: IGiniya
  • Swedish: Guinea
  • Swedish: Republiken Guinea
  • Swiss German: Guinea
  • Tachelhit: Ɣinya
  • Tagalog: Ginea
  • Tagalog: Guinea
  • Tajik: Гвинея
  • Tamil: கினி
  • Tamil: கினியா
  • Tatar: Гвинея
  • Telugu: గినియా
  • Telugu: గినీ
  • Thai: กินี
  • Thai: ประเทศกินี
  • Tibetan: གི་ནེ།
  • Tibetan: གྷི་ནི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: ጊኒ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Kini
  • Tosk Albanian: Guinea
  • Tsonga: Gineya
  • Tunisian Arabic: غينيا
  • Turkish: Gine
  • Turkmen: Gwineýa
  • Udmurt: Гвинея
  • Uighur: گىۋىنىيە
  • Uighur: ۋىنېيە
  • Ukrainian: Гвінея
  • Ukrainian: Республіка Гвінея
  • Ukrainian: Ґвінея
  • Upper Sorbian: Gineja
  • Urdu: جمہوریہ گنی
  • Urdu: گنی
  • Uzbek: Gvineya
  • Venetian: Guinea
  • Veps: Gvinei
  • Vietnamese: Ghi-nê (Guinea)
  • Vietnamese: Ghi-nê
  • Vietnamese: Guinea
  • Vietnamese: Guinée
  • Volapük: Gineyän
  • Võro: Ginea
  • Võro: Guinea
  • Waray (Philippines): Guinea
  • Welsh: Gini
  • Welsh: Guinée
  • Western Frisian: Guinee
  • Western Mari: Гвиней
  • Western Panjabi: گنی
  • Wolof: Gine
  • Wu Chinese: 幾內亞
  • Yakut: Гвинея
  • Yakut: Гуинея
  • Yiddish: גינע
  • Yoruba: Gene
  • Yoruba: Guinea
  • Yue Chinese: 畿內亞
  • Zeeuws: Guinee
  • Zhuang: Guinea
  • Zulu: IGini
  • 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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