National Symbols of Guinea

Guinea is a country in Africa. It shares borders with the following countries: Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, . The capital of Guinea is Conakry.

The official language is French and the Guinean franc is the currency of the Guinea. The domain is .gn and the country code is +224.

National day is celebrated on 2 Oct 1958. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Guinea is no exception.

In Guinea, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Guinean people. Malamba juice is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Guinea. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Guinean symbol.

The country was founded by Ahmed Sékou Touré . The current president of Guinea is Alpha Condé and Ibrahima Kassory Fofana is the Prime Minister.

In Guinea the power plugs and sockets are of type C, F, K. The standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Guinean national anthem was written by Unknown and composed by Kodofo Moussa.

Country information

Official name(s) The Republic of Guinea
Alternative name(s) Republic of Guinea (official, English)
Regional location Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone
Country name etymology Anglicized from Portuguese Guiné, traditionally derived from a corruption of Ghana above, originally in reference to the interior and applied to the coast only after 1481.
Climate Generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds
Terrain Generally flat coastal plain, hilly to mountainous interior
Population 13,132,795
National Day 2 Oct 1958
Language(s) French
Religion Islam
Country code +224
Literacy rate 32.0%
Currency Guinean franc
Capital city Conakry
Domain(TLD) .gn
Ethnicity Fula, Mandinka, Susu, Kpelle, Kissi
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality Guinean
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 245,857 km2 (94,926 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (GMT)
Average elevation 472 m (1,549 ft)
Coastline 320 Km
Mains electricity 220 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Guinea

Flag map of Guinea

Motto of Guinea

Travail, Justice, Solidarité - "Work, Justice, Solidarity"

National animal of Guinea

The National animal of Guinea is African Forest Elephant

National Animal of Guinea - African Forest Elephant

National flower of Guinea

The National flower of Guinea is Vernonia Djalonensis. Botanical name is Vernonia Djalonensis.

National flower of Guinea - Vernonia Djalonensis

National bird of Guinea

The National bird of Guinea is Raggiana bird-of-paradise

National bird of Guinea - Raggiana bird-of-paradise

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Guinean Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A camel does not joke about the hump of another camel.

Around a flowering tree, one finds many insects.

He who has not yet reached the opposite shore should not make fun of him who is drowning.

To have two eyes is cause for pride; but to have one eye is better than to have none.

When you don't wait for it tomorrow still comes.

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