Guinea

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INFORMATION

Capital: Conakry

Government: Presidential Republic

Current President: Alpha Condé

Economy:

  • Poor country that possesses major mineral deposits, hydropower, and agricultural resources.
  • The country has almost half of the world’s bauxite reserves and significant iron ore, gold, and diamond reserves.

Population: 11, 450,000 (2014)

Land Size: 245,857 sq km (94,926 sq miles)

Major Ethic Groups:

  • Peuhl: 40%
  • Malinke: 30%
  • Soussou: 20%
  • Smaller ethnic groups: 10%
Religions:

  • Muslim: 85%
  • Christian: 8%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 7%

Language(s):

  • French (official)
  • Maninka
  • Fuuta Jalon
  • Susa

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RECENT NEWS

  • Tue - Jan 23, 2018: Why Did the Guinean President Pops in and Pops Out? - AllAfrica News: Guinea
    [New Dawn] Guinea President Alpha Conte, on Monday arrived in the middle of the inaugural ceremony of President George Weah.
  • Mon - Jan 22, 2018: Guinea Bow Out of CHAN With Heads High - AllAfrica News: Guinea
    [CAF] Captain Ibrahim Sory Sankhon led by example by scoring the only goal as Guinea beat Mauritania in the final Group A match on Sunday in Marrakech.
  • Thu - Jan 18, 2018: Morocco's El Kaabi Scores Three Times Against Guinea at CHAN - AllAfrica News: Guinea
    [CAF] Ayoub El Kaabi continued his fine form in front of goal scoring three times as Morocco moved within touching distance of a place at the quarter finals thanks to a 3-1 win over Guinea in Casablanca.