Guinea-Bissau

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PROFILE
  • Area: 36,125 sq. km (13,948 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 1,759,159 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 1.88% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 50.6 years (2016)
  • Languages: Crioulo 90.4%, Portuguese 27.1% (official), French 5.1%, English 2.9% (note: some respondents gave multiple answers)
  • Religions: Muslim 45.1%, Christian 22.1%, animist 14.9%, none 2%, unspecified 15.9%
  • Formal name: Republic of Guinea-Bissau
  • Alternate names: Guiné Portuguesa, Guiné-Bissau, Guinée Bissao, Guinée-Bissau, Portuguese Guinea, Província da Guiné, Republic of Guinea-Bissau, República da Guiné-Bissau
  • Government type: semi-presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state: President Jose Mario VAZ; head of government: Prime Minister Umaro Sissoco EMBALO
  • Capital: Bissau
  • Administrative divisions: 9 regions
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $1,500 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: fish, shrimp; cashews, peanuts, palm kernels, raw and sawn lumber
  • Imports: foodstuffs, machinery and transport equipment, petroleum products
  • Currency: West African CFA franc (XOF)
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