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 The Islamic Chamber of Commerce , Industry and Agriculture (ICCIA)
The Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Head of State : José Mário Vaz
Population : 1.82 Million (2016)
Capital City : Bissau
Largest City : Bissau
Languages : Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages
Monetary Unit : CommunautéFinancièreAfricaine Franc (XOF)
GDP (USD) : 1.13 Billion (2016)
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) (USD) : 0.02 Billion (2016)
GNI (USD) : 1.12 Billion (2016)
Exports of Goods & Services (USD) : 333.07 Million (2016)
Imports of Goods & Services (USD) : 403.64 Million (2016)
Life Expectancy at Birth : 56.95 Years (2015)
Location & Geography
Guinea-Bissau is bounded by Senegal to the North, Guinea to the East and South, and the Atlantic Ocean to the West. The terrain is made up of low coastal plains rising to savanna in the East. Meadows and pastures cover nearly half the land. Forests and woodlands are spread over one-third of the area. Guinea-Bissau also extends through the Bijagos Archipelago, a series of scenic islands off the Western Coast. Many rivers cut through the country and the sea encroaches deeply into the land. Only a few areas are cultivated; inland, the country is largely savanna while the coasts are covered with forests. The climate is tropical with only two seasons. There is a monsoon-type rainy season coupled with South-westerly winds blowing from June to November.
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Investment Opportunities
Consulting Services For Study For The Recovery Of The Textile Cotton Sector
Agriculture, Food and Beverages, Consultancy | August 22, 2017
Purchase of Refrigerated Truc
Industry, laboratory equipment and services | April 25, 2016