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Last update : 12 February 2019


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Capital : Conakry
Language :  French
Currency :  Guinean franc
Population : 12 947 000
Area : 245 857 km2

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Guinea facts

1. Independence from France was obtained on October 2, 1958.
2. The population density is 40 people / km2.
3. The country is 1.2 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Islam – 88%.
5. The basis of the economy is agriculture – cultivation of coffee, rice, manioc, millet, sorghum and bananas.
6. Full name of the country – Republic of Guinea.
7. Political system – republic.
8. The country lives around — Poles.
9. The highest peak is Nimba 1752 m above sea level.
10. Motto of the country – “Work, Justice, Solidarity”.
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11. The minimum wage is set only for domestic employees and amounts to 440,000 franc per month (data from 2014).

Author: Daria

12. In Guinea, an average adult consumes about 0.7 liters of pure alcohol a year.

13. The most beer is beer – 79%, then wine – 16%, spirit – 4%, and other alcoholic beverages – 1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

14. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

15. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

16. The average IQ level is 67.

Author: EduKacJa

17. In 2013, 629 people lost their lives as a result of road accidents.

18. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.8 per mille.

19. In this country, over 34,000 motor vehicles are registered (3 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

20. 68.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

21. In this country there are more than 44 348 km of paved roads (0.07% of all roads in the world).

22. In this country there are 16 airports, 4 of the paved surface.

23. In this country there are over 1 185 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

24. In this country, over 770,000 (2015) 1 602 485 (2018) people have access to the internet (about 12% of the population).

25. Around 770,000 (2015) 1 500 000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

26. The national top-level domain is .gn . There are over 250 websites with such an extension.

Author: http

27. The country has over $302,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.0025% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

Author: Vinamra

28. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $7 455 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $10,490,000,000 .

29. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 20.8% GDP, or around: $1,550,640,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 18.6% GDP, or around: $1,951,140,000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give about $155.

30. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $1,283,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

31. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 9 cigarettes a year. Least of all countries in the world.

Author: VViki

32. In this country there are 69.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 8,775,864 people).

Author: Reebeka

33. The lowest temperature: 1.4 °C was measured in Mali Ville.

Author: weather

34. The highest temperature: 45 °C was measured in Koundara.

Author: weather

35. The most deadly disease in this country is tuberculosis.

Author: medi

36. The average life expectancy in this country is 52.4 years (women – 54 years and men – 50.9 years).

Author: Wilga

37. In this country, women can get married at the age of 17, and men aged 18.

38. In this country, women have their first child on average 19 years old.

39. 10 women give birth to 49 children on average

Author: Nadia

40. The average age of people living in this country is 18.8 years.

41. The country is around:
5 421 000 people (41.87%) in the age range 0-14 years.
7 057,000 people (54.51%) in the age range 15-64 years.
468 700 people (3.62%) over 65 years old.

42. In this country, about 463 000 children are born each year (3.6% of the population), and about 122 000 people die (0.9% of the population).

Author: Sara19

43. There are 142400 km2 of agricultural land in Guinea (58% of the country).

44. 12 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

45. Mali is the highest situated city in the country.

46. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1958.

47. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 49 days.

48. The country joined the UN on December 12, 1958.

49. The work week is 48 hours.

Author: Statyk

50. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

51. 66522 km2 of the country is covered by forests (27.1%)

52. The last death penalty was carried out in 2001.

Author: Statyk

53. The unemployment rate is 4.5% (data from 2018).

Author: Daria

54. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 40%, and for companies 35% (2018).

55. The tax on goods and services is 18% (2018).

56. The level of inflation in 2018 is 9.8%.

Author: Fan%

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What is the highest peak in Guinea?
The highest peak in Guinea is Nimba (1752 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Guinea?
The largest river in Guinea is Niger.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Guinea?
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What is the national dish?
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What Guinea has national colors?
National colors: red, yellow and green.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a bull.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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What are the countries with which Guinea borders?
Guinea borders with such countries as: Côte d’Ivoire 610 km, Guinea Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 18.8 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is set only for domestic employees and amounts to 440,000 franc per month (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Guinea?
The population density is 53 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
Motto of the country – “Work, Justice, Solidarity”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 45 ° C was measured in Koundara.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: 1.4 ° C was measured in Mali Ville.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
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