Description flag of Guinea
three equal vertical bands of red (hoist side), yellow and green; uses the popular pan-African colors of Ethiopia
Republique de Guinee (long)
Guinean(s) (noun) Guinee (adjective)
each ethnic group has its own language
9,806,509 ranked 85, (data 2008)
the Niger and its important tributary the Milo have their sources in the Guinean highlands. The lowest point is Atlantic Ocean 0 m.
3,399km, Cote d'Ivoire 610 km, Guinea-Bissau 386 km, Liberia 563 km, Mali 858 km, Senegal 330 km, Sierra Leone 652 km.
33 prefectures and 1 special zone (zone special)*; Beyla, Boffa, Boke, Conakry*, Coyah, Dabola, Dalaba, Dinguiraye, Dubreka, Faranah, Forecariah, Fria, Gaoual, Gueckedou, Kankan, Kerouane, Kindia, Kissidougou, Koubia, Koundara, Kouroussa, Labe, Lelouma, Lola, Macenta, Mali, Mamou, Mandiana, Nzerekore, Pita, Siguiri, Telimele, Tougue, Yomou
2 October 1958 (from France)