Guinea Bissau Background and Geography

Guinea Bissau Background and Geography

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Guinea-Bissau is located in West Africa. It is bordered by Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west.

Land area of Guinea-Bissau

Agriculture: 16,300 square kilometres

Forest: 20,120 square kilometres

Water: 8,120 square kilometres

Total land area: 44,540 square kilometres


Guinea Bissau has 3 provinces which include; Bafatá Gabú, Biombo Cacheu and Oio, Bolama, Quinara, Tombali


Mount Richard-Molard is the highest mountain in Guinea Bissau standing at a height of 1,752 meters above sea level.

Longest river

River Cacheu (257 kilometres)

National Parks

There are 4 national parks in Guinea Bissau. Orango Islands National Park is the largest national park covering an area of 1582 square kilometres

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