Guinea


Currency

The official currency of Guinea is franc (code: GNF).

Capital

Conakry

Location

Guinea is located in Africa.


Guinea Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 9,982,000

Estimated population (2000): 8,344,000

Estimated population (1950): 3,094,000

Flag


Guinea Flag

Economy

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.