The Republic of Guinea is located in West Africa with one of its borders flanking the North Atlantic Ocean. Its two primary geographic neighbors include Guinea-Bissau to the north and Sierra Leone to the south. Guinea employs a republic style of government, and was known as French Guinea till it gained its independence from France in 1958. As of July 2014, Guinea boasts a population size of 11,474,383.

General Information
Official Name: 
Republic of Guinea, République de Guinée
Capitol: 
Conakry
Population: 
11,403,000
Languages: 
French
Geographic Region: 
Geographic Size (km sq): 
245,867
Year of UN Membership: 
1958
Year of Present State Formation: 
1958
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Key Statistics & Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP, Nominal): 
$6.921 Billion
Per Capita Income (PPP Adjusted): 
$1,164 (CID)
GDP Growth: 
2.90 (%)
Human Development Index (HDI): 
0.39
Gini Index (Income Inequality): 
39.40
Unemployment: 
3.10%
Economic Grouping: 
Developing Country
Least Developed Country
History
International Relations
UN Voting Blocs & Caucuses: 
Group of 77 (G-77)
Non-Aligned Movement (NAM)
African Group
Islamic Group
Major International & Regional Organizations: 
ACP: African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States
AfDB: African Development Bank
AU: African Union
ECOWAS: Economic Community of West African States
EITI: Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
ICRM: International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement
IDB: Islamic Development Bank
IFRCS: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
Interpol: International Criminal Police Organization
IOC: International Olympic Committee
IOM: International Organization for Migration
ISO: International Organization for Standardization
ITSO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ITUC: International Trade Union Confederation
OIC: Organization of Islamic Cooperation
OIF: Organisation internationale de la Francophonie
WCO: World Customs Organization
WFTU: World Federation of Trade Unions
UN Specialized Agencies & Organizations: 
CTBTO: Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization
FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
IBRD: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development
ICAO: International Civil Aviation Organization
ICSID: International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
IDA: International Development Association
IFAD: International Fund for Agricultural Development
IFC: International Finance Corporation
ILO: International Labor Organization
IMF: International Monetary Fund
IMO: International Maritime Organization
ITU: International Telecommunications Union
MIGA: Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
OPCW: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
UNIDO: United Nations Industrial Development Organization
UNWTO: United Nations World Tourism Organization
UPU: Universal Postal Union
WBG: World Bank Group
WHO: World Health Organization
WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization
WMO: World Meteorological Organization
WTO: World Trade Organization
Current UN Peacekeeping Missions: 
MINURSO: UN Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara
MINUSMA: Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali
UNISFA: UN Interim Security Force for Abyei
UNMISS: UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan
UNOCI: United Nations Operation in Côte d'Ivoire
Bilateral Relations
United Nations Data
Government Sources
UN Mission
140 East 39th Street
New York, NY 10016
(212) 687-8115
(212) 687-8248
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