Outline of Guinea-Bissau

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The location of Guinea-Bissau
An enlargeable map of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Guinea-Bissau:

Guinea-Bissaucountry located in West Africa.[1] Guinea-Bissau is the 8th least extensive country in continental Africa. It is bordered by Senegal to the north, and Guinea to the south and east, with the Atlantic Ocean to its west. Formerly the Portuguese colony of Portuguese Guinea, upon independence, the name of its capital, Bissau, was added to the country's name in order to prevent confusion between itself and the Republic of Guinea.

General reference[edit]

An enlargeable relief map of Guinea-Bissau

Geography of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

An enlargeable topographic map of Guinea-Bissau


 Guinea 386 km
 Senegal 338 km

Environment of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

An enlargeable satellite image of Guinea-Bissau

Natural geographic features of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Regions of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Ecoregions of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Ecoregions in Guinea-Bissau

Administrative divisions of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Administrative divisions of Guinea-Bissau
Regions of Guinea-Bissau[edit]
Sectors of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Municipalities of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Demography of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Demographics of Guinea-Bissau

Government and politics of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Government of Guinea-Bissau and Politics of Guinea-Bissau

Branches of the government of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Executive branch of the government of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Foreign relations of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

International organization membership[edit]

The Republic of Guinea-Bissau is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Law of Guinea-Bissau

Military of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Military of Guinea-Bissau

Local government in Guinea-Bissau[edit]

History of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: History of Guinea-Bissau, Timeline of the history of Guinea-Bissau, and Current events of Guinea-Bissau

Culture of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Culture of Guinea-Bissau

Art in Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Sports in Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Sports in Guinea-Bissau

Economy and infrastructure of Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Economy of Guinea-Bissau

Education in Guinea-Bissau[edit]

Main article: Education in Guinea-Bissau

See also[edit]

Main article: Guinea-Bissau


  1. ^ a b "Guinea-Bissau". The World Factbook. United States Central Intelligence Agency. July 3, 2009. Retrieved July 23, 2009. 
  2. ^ The only glaciers in Africa are on Mt Kenya (in Kenya), on Kilimanjaro (in Tanzania), and in the Ruwenzori Mountains (which are located in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo). See Proceedings of the Riederalp Workshop, September 1978; Actes de l'Atelier de Riederalp, septembre 1978): IAHS-AISH Publ. no. 126, 1980.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Guinea-Bissau