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Where in Africa is Guinea-Bissau?

Republic of Guinea-Bissau

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A map showing the location of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau in Africa.
Image: © Alistair Boddy-Evans. Used with Permission

Republic of Guinea-Bissau
(Republica da Guine-Bissau)

  • Location: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal
  • Geographic coordinates: 12° 00' N, 15° 00' W
  • Area: total – 36,120 sq km, land – 28,000 sq km, water – 8,120 sq km
  • Land boundaries: total – 724 km
  • Border countries: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km
  • Coastline: 350 km
  • Note: This small country is swampy along its western coast and low-lying further inland

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