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Guinea-Bissau



Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Population: 1,704,000
Area: 36,120 km2
Capital City: Bissau
Major Religion: Indigenous Beliefs (majority), Islam
Currency: West African CFA Franc (XOF)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT
Current time: 07:28pm
Phone Country Dialing Code: 245
Region: Africa
Language: Portuguese
Useful Travel Phrases in: Portuguese

Climate (Bissau):

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website: www.icgb.org
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type C


Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Museum of African Artefacts in Bissau
  • Bijagos Archipelago
  • Ilha de Orango

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)