Where is Guinea?

Guinea is located in the Northern Africa region at latitude 9.945587 and longitude -9.696645 and is part of the African continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 9° 56' 44.11'' N
  • 9° 41' 47.92'' W

You can see the location of Guinea on the world map below:

Guinea Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Guinea (GN) are:

  1. Cote d’Ivoire (CI)
  2. Guinea-Bissau (GW)
  3. Liberia (LR)
  4. Mali (ML)
  5. Senegal (SN)
  6. Sierra Leone (SL)

Maritime Borders

Guinea borders the Atlantic Ocean.

Guinea Related Content

Guinea Key Facts

CountryGuinea
CoordinatesLatitude: 9.945587
Longitude: -9.696645
Country CodesAlpha 2: GN
Alpha 3: GIN
Country Flag Emoji🇬🇳
Int. Phone Prefix+224
Capital cityConakry
Continent
Subcontinent
Africa
Northern Africa
Country Area245,857 sq km
Population 202113,497,237
World Rank: 74
Median Age17.7
Life expectancy58.9
Major languagesFrench (official), native tongues (Malinké, Susu, Fulani)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 1
  • UTC±00:00
Internet TLD.gn
Biggest AirportConakry International Airport (CKY)
Average temperature25.70 °C
78.26 °F
Administrative Divisions7 administrative regions 1 governorate 33 prefectures
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Guinea Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupLow income
World Bank RegionSub-Saharan Africa
CurrencyGuinea Franc (GNF)
GDP in 2020$14.2 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 128
GDP per capita in 2020$1,079
World Rank: 166
Major Industries / Economic SectorsAgriculture, mining, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, India, United Arab Emirates, Senegal, Belgium
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, India, United Arab Emirates, Brazil, United States

Biggest Cities in Guinea

Here are the largest cities in Guinea based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Conakry 1,667,864
Gueckedou 221,715
Siguiri 183,875
N'Zerekore 168,121
Kindia 117,062
Boke 116,270
Kankan 114,009
Labe 107,695
Mamou 71,153
Kamsar 68,999

Map of Guinea with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Northern Africa Region