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Location: West Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone 
Geographical Size: land: 245,717 sq km, water: 140 sq km 
Climate: generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds 
Population: 11,855,411 (July 2018 est.) 
Population Growth Rate: 2.75% (2018 est.) 
Languages: French (official), Pular, Maninka, Susu, other native languages 
Religion: Muslim 89.1%, Christian 6.8%, animist 1.6%, other .1%, none 2.4% (2014 est.) 
Government Type: presidential republic 
Capital City: Conakry 
Economy: Gold, bauxite, and diamonds are Guinea’s main exports. In addition, Guinea has fertile soil, ample rainfall, and is the source of several West African rivers, including the Senegal, Niger, and Gambia. Guinea's hydro potential is enormous. Guinea’s natural resources are largely untapped. 
GDP (Purchase power parity): $27.97 billion (2017 est.) Communications: Fixed line telephone 0 (2017 est.) Mobile Cellular 10.8 million (July 2016 est.) Internet users 1,185,148 (July 2016 est.) Information and map From CIA