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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
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1. There are over 34,000 motor vehicles (3 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants) in this country.

2. The national top-level domain is .gn . There are over 250 websites with this extension.

3. In this country there are more than 44,348 km of paved roads (0,07% of all roads in the world).

4. The country has 16 airports, 4 of the paved surface.

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

6. Full name of the country – Republic of Guinea.

7. Political system – republic.


Geography in Guinea

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1. The country is 1.2 times smaller than Poland.

2. The highest peak is Nimba 1752 m above sea level.

3. Guinea borders with such countries as Ivory Coast 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km.

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

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

6. 66522 km2 of the country is covered by forests (27.1%)

57. The nearest capital in a straight line from Conakry is Freetown (Sierra Leone) – 124 km.

58. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Conakry is Honiara (Solomon Islands) – 19319 km.


Finance in Guinea

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

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

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

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

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 7,455,000,000 (PLN 31,907,400,000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 10,490,000,000 (PLN 44,897,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 20.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 1 550 640 000 (PLN 6 636 739 200),
2018 year was 18.6 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 1,951,140,000 (PLN 8 350 879 200). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 155 (PLN 662).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 1,283,000,000 .

8. The basis of the economy is agriculture – cultivation of coffee, rice, manioc, millet, sorghum and bananas.

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


Law in Guinea

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in Guinea

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 67.

4. 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).


Work in Guinea

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

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

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

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

5. The work week is 48 hours.


Best in Guinea

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

2. The highest peak is Nimba 1752 m above sea level.

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

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

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


Society in Guinea

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

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

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

4. 68.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

5. The average IQ level is 67.

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

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 4.9 children.

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

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

10. The population density is 40 people / km2.

11. The main religion is Islam – 88%.

12. The country lives around — Poles.

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

14. In this country there are about:
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.

15. 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).

16. 12 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

17. 35% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of Guinea

1. Motto of the country – “Work, Justice, Solidarity”.


History of Guinea

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1. Independence from France was obtained on October 2, 1958.

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

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


Answers

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 Guinea has national colors?

National colors: red, yellow and green.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is a bull.

answer: Marta


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