The Republic of Guinea is a country in the western part of the African continent. Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau form the border neighbors of the country, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west of the country. Area; 245,857 km2. The country's capital is Conakry.
Cities of Guinea
The phone code of Guinea: +224
The currency of Guinea: Guinea Franc
Beyla, Boffa, Boke, Coyah, Dalaba, Lola Bey
Economy of Guinea
The economy of Guinea is based on agriculture and the people are engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry. Rich mineral deposits are an important factor in changing the economic structure. The rivers formed by country rivers play an important role in the production of hydroelectric power plants and in the production of energy as well as in the production of aluminum. Grown agricultural products are used for country needs. Agricultural products grown in Guinea; rice, corn, dates, bananas, pineapples. The most important agricultural product in Yayla is coffee. Potatoes, peanuts, cotton and tobacco are also other agricultural products. Sufficient level of hydroelectric power plants and bauxite production is the growing branch of the economy. Produced bauxite is processed into aluminum and is exported. A significant amount of iron produced in the vicinity of the Başsehir meets the country's need. The production of gold and diamonds makes a great contribution to the national economy.
Products Exported by Guinea
Heavy industry has not been established in Guinea. There are facilities for processing diamond, iron and bauxite mines. In addition, factories, furniture, cigarette and tire factories established to process precious woods from tropical forests are the major factories in the industry. Livestock breeding, especially sheep and goat breedingis imported. Handcrafts developed in the direction of wood carving make a significant contribution to the economy.
There are Gold, Aluminum Ore, Petroleum Gas, Non-fillet Frozen Fish and Crude Oil.
Guinea's Import Products
Refined Oil, Rice, Packaged Medicines, Cars and Light Pure Woven Cotton.
Countries Exported by Guinea
United Arab Emirates, China, India, Switzerland and Spain.
Countries import by Guinea
China, Netherlands, India, Belgium, Luxembourg and France.
Nations Living in Guinea
16 different ethnic group poses. The group called Fulani or Peul is the most important. In addition, Susu, Landuman, Malinke, Kissi, Gerze and Kurankos are the leading ethnic groups.
Languages spoken in Guinea
Official language is French. Although the official language is French, the people speak their dialects.