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Business in Guinea-Bissau


República da Guiné-Bissau
Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Flag of Guinea-Bissau Coat of arms of Guinea-Bissau
Flag Coat of arms
Motto: Unidade, Luta, Progresso
(Portuguese for "Unity, Struggle, Progress")
Anthem: Esta é a Nossa Pátria Bem Amada
Location of Guinea-Bissau
Capital Bissau 1
11°52′N 15°36′W
Largest city Bissau
Official language(s) Portuguese
Government Republic
- President João Bernardo Vieira
- Prime Minister Aristides Gomes
Independence from Portugal
- Declared September 24, 1973
- Recognised September 10, 1974
Area
- Total 36,120 km² (133rd)
13,946 sq mi
- Water (%) 22.4
Population
- July 2005 est. 1,586,000 (148th)
- 2002 census 1,345,479
- Density 39.2/km² (130th)
101.5/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2005 estimate
- Total $1.101 billion (191st)
- Per capita $800 (220th)
HDI (2003) 0.348 (172nd) – low
Currency CFA franc (XOF)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Internet TLD .gw
Calling code +245
1Note: Former President Kumba Ialá decided to change the capital city to Buba, but the plan is unlikely to go forward.
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