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: Inkey, 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.

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

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


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 .


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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Guinea. See this page's contributions. Photo: julien harneis, CC BY-SA 2.0.