The official currency of Guinea is franc (code: GNF).
Guinea is located in Africa.
Estimated population (2010): 9,982,000
Estimated population (2000): 8,344,000
Estimated population (1950): 3,094,000
Guinea is rich in natural resources. Almost 25 percent of the world's known bauxite reserves are in Guinea. Guinea also has diamonds, gold, and other metals. The country has great potential for hydroelectric power.