Guinea-Bissau, is a former Portuguese colony bordered by to the north and to the south and east. Guinea-Bissau is divided into 8 administrative regions and 1 autonomous sector, and are subdivided into 37 sectors.

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is the largest city in and capital of .


The is an archipelago in .

is a small city in northwestern .

is a city in . Easily reached from Bissau - a two hour drive on a good road.

is a city in . Pirogues are leaving regularly from Bissaus Pidjiguiti harbour, the ride takes about three hours.

is a city in . It is a three hour drive from Bissau, or a one hour drive from Bafatá with a good road all the way.

is a village in . There is public transport from São Domingos, but if you're a group of 4-6 persons, it will be more comfortable to rent a seven-seat Peugeot with a driver for some days.


  • Location:  ,
  • Population:  1,570,000
  • Latitude of center:  12° north
  • Longitude of center:  15° west
  • Elevation:  29 meters (95 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  36,120 km² (13,946 miles²)
  • Languages:  Portuguese and Upper Guinea Crioulo
  • Currency:  Franc (XOF)
  • Phone code:  245
  • Internet domain:  .gw
  • Neighbors:  and
  • Wikidata:  Guinea-Bissau
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Guinea-Bissau

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Afrikaans:  Guinee-Bissau Akan:  Gini Bisaw Albanian:  Guine Bisau Albanian:  Guinea Bisau Amharic:  ቢሳዎ Amharic:  ጊኔ-ቢሳው Arabic:  غينيا بيساو Armenian:  Գվինեա-Բիսաու Arpitan:  Guinê-Bissaou Asturian:  Guinea-Bisáu Azerbaijani:  Qvineya-Bisau Bambara:  Gine Bisawo Basque:  Ginea-Bissau Basque:  Ginea Bissau Belarusian:  Гвінея-Бісаў Bengali:  গিনি-বিসাউ Bosnian:  Gvineja-Bisao Bosnian:  Gvineja-Bisau Breton:  Ginea-Bissau Bulgarian:  Гвинея-Бисау Bulgarian:  Гвинея Бисау Catalan:  Guinea Bissau
Central Khmer:  ហ្គីណេប៊ីសូ Chinese:  几内亚比绍 Chinese:  幾內亞比索 Cornish:  Gyni-Bissaw Croatian:  Gvineja Bisau Dutch:  Guinee-Bissau English:  Republic of Guinea-Bissau Esperanto:  Gvineo-Bisaŭo Esperanto:  Gvineo Bisaŭa Ewe:  Gini-Bisao nutome Faroese:  Guinea Bissau French:  Guinée-Bissau Fulah:  Gine-Bisaawo Fulah:  Gine-Biso Galician:  Guinea-Bisau Ganda:  Gini-Bisawu Georgian:  გვინეა-ბისაუ Greek:  Γουινέα-Μπισάου Greek:  Γουινέα-Μπισσάου Gujarati:  ગિની-બિસાઉ Hausa:  Gini Bisau Hebrew:  גינאה־ביסאו
Hebrew:  גינאה ביסאו Hebrew:  גיניאה-ביסאו Hindi:  गिनी-बिसाऊ Hindi:  गीनी-बिसाउ Hungarian:  Bissau-Guinea Icelandic:  Gínea-Bissá Ido:  Guinea Bisau Indonesian:  Guinea Bissau Irish:  An Ghuine-Bhissau Japanese:  ギニアビサウ Japanese:  ギニアビサウ共和国 Kannada:  ಗಿನಿ-ಬಿಸ್ಸಾವ್ Kikuyu:  Ginebisau Korean:  기네비소 Korean:  기네비쏘 Korean:  기니비사우 Kurdish:  Gîne-Bissau Kurdish:  گینێ بیساو Lao:  ກິວນີ-ບິສໂຊ Latin:  Guinea Bissaviensis Latvian:  Gvineja-Bisava Lingala:  Ginɛbisau
Lithuanian:  Bisau Gvinėja Luba-Katanga:  Nginebisau Macedonian:  Гвинеа-Биса Macedonian:  Гвинеја-Бисао Malagasy:  Giné-Bisao Malay:  Guinea Bissau Malayalam:  ഗിനി-ബിസോ Maltese:  Ginea-Bissaw Marathi:  गिनी-बिसाउ Nauru:  Gini-Bitau Nepali:  गिनी-बिसाउ Occitan:  Guinèa Bissau Oriya:  ଗୁଇନିଆ-ବିସାଉ Persian:  گوینیا-بیساو Persian:  گینه بیسائو Persian:  گینهٔ بیسائو Polish:  Gwinea Bissau Portuguese:  Guiné-Bissau Portuguese:  Guiné Bissau Portuguese:  República da Guiné-Bissau Pushto:  ګوينې بېساو Romanian:  Guineea-Bissau
Rundi:  Gineya Bisawu Russian:  Гвинея-Бисау Russian:  Гвинея-Биссау Sango:  Gninëe-Bisau Serbian:  Гвинеа-Бисау Serbian:  Гвинеја-Бисао Serbian:  Гвинеја Бисао Serbo-Croatian:  Gvineja Bisau Slovenian:  Gvineja Bissau Somali:  Gini-Bisaaw Spanish:  Guinea-Bissáu Swahili:  Ginebisau Swahili:  Guinea Bisau Tagalog:  Ginea-Bissau Tajik:  Гвинея Бисау Tamil:  கினி-பிஸ்ஸாவ் Telugu:  గినియా-బిస్సావ్ Tetum:  Giné-Bisau Thai:  กินี-บิสเซา Thai:  กินีบิสเซา Thai:  ประเทศกินี-บิสเซา Tibetan:  གྷི་ནི་ཡ་བིས྄་སོ།
Tigrinya:  ቢሳዎ Tonga:  Kini-Pisau Turkish:  Gine-Biso Turkish:  Gine-Bissau Turkish:  Gine Bissau Uighur:  گۋىنېيە بىسسائۇ Ukrainian:  Гвінея-Бісау Ukrainian:  Гвінея-Біссау Ukrainian:  Ґвінея-Бісау Urdu:  گنی بساؤ Vietnamese:  Ghi-nê Bít-xao Vietnamese:  Ghi-nê Bít xao (Guinea-Bissau) Vietnamese:  Guiné-Bissau Volapük:  Gineyän-Bisauän Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Gene-Busau Zulu:  i-Guinea-Bissau Guiné Portuguesa Guinée Bissao Portuguese Guinea Província da Guiné

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