Its landscape is spectacular. Guinea has some of the world’s few remaining tropical dry forests.
Gained independence from France in October 2, Guinea belonged to African empires but then made part of french West Africa Its form of government since independence is autocratic, which is one person possesses unlimited power. This has made Guinea one of the poorest countries in the world. Government type is republic
Guinea is known as the "chateau d'eau de l'Afrique de l'ouest" : the water tank of West Africa, it is the source of the Niger River Very poor country First french african colony to gain independence It is also where the Fulbe people come from
People speak french in Guinea because it used to be ruled by the French until 1958 when Guinea gained independence so they inherited the language.
population: 9.5 million death rate: deaths per 1,000 people birth rate: 36.9 per 1,000 people religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7% population growth rate 2.645% languages: french (official)
Conakry Bamako Fouta Djallon Fouta Djallon is a highland region in the center of Guinea, West Africa, the region serves as the watershed for some of western Africa’s greatest rivers
Pictures of Guinea
IIts among the least developed nations, the country depends most on agricultural HHas abundant resources, richly provided with minerals ddiamonds, gold and other metals hhas great potential for hydroelectric power pprocess plants for beer, juices, soft drinks and tobacco