Guinea-Bissau BASIC INFOMATION
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Guinea-Bissau covers an area of more than 36,000 square kilometers and is located in western Africa, including islands such as the Bizhegos Islands. The mainland is bordered by Senegal in the north, Guinea in the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean in the west. The coastline is about 300 kilometers long. Guinea-Bissau has a tropical maritime monsoon climate. Except for the many hills in the southeast corner, all other regions are plains below 100 meters above sea level. The territory is crisscrossed with rivers and numerous lakes. The main river, the Krobar River, flows into the Atlantic Ocean from the northeast to the southwest. , Fu Shipping. |
Guinea-Bissau, the full name of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, is located in western Africa and includes islands such as the Bizhegos Islands. The mainland borders Senegal to the north, Guinea to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. The coastline is about 300 kilometers long. Except for the many hills in the southeast corner, all other areas are plains below 100 meters above sea level. There are many rivers and lakes in the territory. The main river, the Klubar River, flows into the Atlantic Ocean from the northeast to the southwest, with large water volume and rich shipping. Has a tropical maritime monsoon climate.
In 1446, the Portuguese landed in Guinea-Bissau and established the first trading post. From the 17th to the 18th century, it became the main area for the slave trade in Portugal, under the rule of Portuguese Cape Verde. In 1951, Portugal changed Guinea-Bissau to an "overseas province". The African Independence Party of Guinea and Cape Verde was established in 1956. The guerrillas led by the party liberated two-thirds of the country's land. On September 24, 1973, the Republic of Guinea-Bissau was proclaimed and promulgated its constitution in the liberated areas. Luis Cabral serves as the head of state and chairman of the Council of State. Portugal recognized it in September of the following year.
National flag: It is a horizontal rectangle with a ratio of length to width of 2:1. It is composed of four colors: red, yellow, green and black. On the side of the flagpole is a red vertical rectangle with a black five-pointed star in the center; on the right side of the flag are two parallel and equal horizontal rectangles, with yellow upper and green lower. Red symbolizes the blood of fighters fighting for national independence; yellow symbolizes the country’s wealth, harvest and people’s hope; green symbolizes agriculture; black five-pointed star symbolizes the country’s ruling party-the African Independence Party of Guinea and Cape Verde, and also symbolizes Africa The dignity, freedom and peace of black people.
The population is 1.59 million (2005). Creole is spoken nationwide. The official language is Portuguese. 63% believe in fetishism, 36% believe in Islam, and the rest believe in Catholicism.