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Guinea-Bissau

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Guiné-Bissau

Português Guiné-Bissau - República da Guiné-Bissau

A República da Guiné-Bissau, com 36 125 km² de superfície, situa-se na Costa Ocidental de África, estendendo-se, no litoral, desde o Cabo Roxo até à ponta Cagete. Tem fronteira, a norte, com o Senegal, a este e sudeste com a Guiné e a sul e oeste com o Oceano Atlântico. Além do território continental, o país integra ainda cerca de 80 ilhas que constituem o arquipélago dos Bijagós, separado do Continente pelos canais do Geba, Pedro Álvares, Bolama e Canhabaque.

English Guinea-Bissau - Republic of Guinea-Bissau

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is a country in western Africa, and one of the smallest nations in continental Africa. It is bordered by ► Senegal to the north, and ► Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west. Formerly the Portuguese colony of Portuguese Guinea, upon independence, the name of its capital, Bissau, was added to the country's official name in order to prevent confusion between itself and the Republic of Guinea.


Short name  Guinea-Bissau
Official  name Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Status Independent country since 1973, recognized 1974
Location West Africa
Capital Bissau
Population 1,586,000 inhabitants
Area 36,125 km²
Major  languages Portuguese (official), Kriol, Fula, Mandinka
Major  religions Animism, Islam
More information Guinea-Bissau, Geography of Guinea-Bissau, History of Guinea-Bissau and Politics of Guinea-Bissau
More  images Guinea-Bissau - Guinea-Bissau (Category).

General maps

Guinea bissau sm03.png Map of Guinea-Bissau
Guinea Bissau Map.jpg Map of Guinea-Bissau
Guinea Bissau regions named.png Regions of Guinea-Bissau
Guinea-Bissau sectors.png Sectors of Guinea-Bissau

Satellite maps

Guinea-Bissau sat.png Satellite map
Satellite image of Guinea-Bissau in January 2003.jpg Satellite map

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