Guinea-Bissau

Full Name Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Capital Bissau
Form of Government Semi-Presidential Republic
Date of Independence 10 September, 1974
Date of Entry into the UN
Total Area 36,544 km2 (136th)
13,948 sq mi
Total Population (2005 estimate) 1,586,000 (148th)
Time Zone GMT
Currency West African CFA Franc
GDP (nominal, 2007 estimate) $356 million
GDP Per Capita $213
Human Development Index .374
Languages Portuguese, Crioulo
Etnic Groups
Religions 50% Islam, 40% Indigenous,
10% Christian
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