Guinea's flagLocation: West Africa
Official name: Republic of Guinea
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1958 / 1958
Capital city: Conakry
Population: 10.3 million / 109 people per sq mile (42 people per sq km)
Total land area: 94,925 square miles (245,857 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Pulaar, Malinké, Soussou, French (official language)
Main religions: Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, Traditional beliefs 7%
Ethnic mix: Peul 40%, Malinké 30%, Soussou 20%, Other 10%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Guinea franc = 100 centimes
Literacy rate: 40%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2529 kilocalories

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