Guinea-Bissau

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INFORMATION

Capital: Bissau

Government: Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic

Current President: José Mário Vaz

Economy:

  • Economy depends mainly on farming and fishing.
  • Main exports: fish, and other seafood along with peanuts, palm kernels and timber.

Population: 1,700,000 (2014)

Land Size: 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • African: 99%
    • Balanta: 30%
    • Fula: 20%
    • Manjaca: 14%
    • Mandinga: 13%
    • Papel: 7%
  • European and mulatto: < 1%
Religions:

  • Muslim: 50%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 40%
  • Christian: 10%

Language(s):

  • Portuguese (official)
  • Crioulo
  • Fulfulde
  • Balanta

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RECENT NEWS

  • Wed - Sep 20, 2017: Ahead of Sierra Leone Clashgambia to Host Guinea Bissau in Friendly Tie - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
    [Concord] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed that their female U-17 side will engage their Guinea Bissau opponent on Saturday September 16 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau for a warm-up match.
  • Tue - Sep 19, 2017: Scorpions Spank Visiting Bissau in Friendly - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
    [Foroyaa] Gambia's female senior Scorpions on Saturday silenced counterparts Guinea Bissau at the Independence Stadium, Bakau.
  • Thu - Sep 14, 2017: Gambia Host Bissau in Friendly Warm-Up Saturday - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
    [The Point] The Gambia Football Federation has confirmed that the Gambia Female Scorpions will feature in a friendly international match with their counterparts from Guinea Bissau slated for Saturday 16 September 2017 at the Independence Stadium in Bakau at 16:30pm.
  • Wed - Aug 30, 2017: President of Guinea-Bissau Congratulates João Lourenço - AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau
    [ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, congratulated on Tuesday João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço for being elected to the post of President of the Republic of Angola in country's August 23 election.