STATUS: Organized Work
CHURCHES: 3 Churches
No Appointed UPCI Missionaries
GUINEA – Country Information
Guinea has a population 12,527,440 as of 2020.
245,881 sq km / 94,935 sq mi (about the size of Michigan)
The capital city of Conakry is the large port city located on Tombo island.
33.4% Fulani (Peuhl)
4.1% Other / Nonreligious
Multiple other native languages and dialects.
Guinea is a west African country on the Atlantic coast. The majority of Guinea is made up of forest and also contains flat coastal plains and hills further inland.
Guinea is a poor country with low wages common for workers. The majority of the workforce is employed by the agriculture sector with service and industry making up the remainder.
Guinea is also referred to as Guinea-Conakry to distinguish it from neighboring nations that also include Guinea in their names.
Guinea began trading with Europe in the late 15th century becoming French Guinea in the late 1880s and a part of French West Africa. Guinea gained independence from France on October 2, 1958.
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