Natural resources of Guinea Bissau

The natural resources of Guinea Bissau include;

Bauxite

Guinea has a total bauxite reserve of 20,900 million tons out of which 7400 million tons have been explored and evaluated

Forest

GuineaBissau is heavily forested covering a total area of 2,072,000 hectares

Phosphates

Guinea Bissau produces over 28.1 million tonnes of phosphate.

Other natural resources include;

  • Clay
  • Granite
  • Limestone
  • Unexploited deposits of petroleum

National parks in Guinea Bissau

Guinea Bissau has four National Parks that is; Cantanhez Forest National Park, Joao Vieira Poilao Islands Marine National Park, Lagoas Cufada Natural Park and Orango Islands National Park.

Animals in these national parks include; hippos, crocodiles, helonia Myda, Eretmochelys Imbricata and Lepidochelys olivacea.

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