Facts and stats about Guinea

11.18 million

Population. Ranked 75th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 163th in 2012.


Cote d'Ivoire 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km
Largest city Conakry - 1,508,000
Capital city Conakry - 1,508,000
Major language French, Susu, Fulani, Mandingo
Major religion Islam, Christianity, indigenous beliefs
Monetary unit Guinean franc
Alternative names Republique de Guinee, Republic of Guinea, Guinea, Guinee
Groups failed states, Former French colonies, Hot countries, Least Developed Countries, Muslim countries, Sub-Saharan Africa, World

Interesting observations about Guinea

  • Guinea ranked first for secondary school starting age > years amongst Muslim countries in 2012.
  • Guinea ranked #7 for inflation rate > consumer prices amongst Hot countries in 2012.
  • Guinea ranked 6th last for population amongst Failed states in 2013.
  • Guinea ranked #4 for GDP > composition by sector > industry amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2012.
  • Guinea ranked 6th last for GDP amongst Former French colonies in 2012.
  • Guinea ranked #21 for birth rate globally in 2013.