Official Name: The Republic of Guinea
Sovereign Status: Sovereign Country
Government Type: Presidential Republic
Official Name (Local Language): Republique de Guinee
ISO Country Codes: GN : GIN
Internet Domain: .gn
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Capital: Conakry Main Airports: Gbessia International Airport
Language(s): French Population: 12,877,894
Currency: Guinea Franc ISO Currency Code: GNF
Telephone Dial In: +224 ID Prefix: 00

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Central Bank: La Banque Centrale de la République de Guinée
Currency USD Exchange Rate: 9,953 Guinean francs (GNF) per US dollar (2020 est.)
Unemployment Rate: 2.7% (2017 est.)
Population below poverty line: 47% (2006 est.)
Inflation Rate: 9.4% (2019 est.)
Prime Lending Rate: 12.90% (2001 - World Bank)
GDP: $13.55 billion (2019 est.)
GDP Pro Capita (PPP): $2,562 (2019 est.)
Currency Name: Guinean Franc
Currency Code: GNF
World Bank Classification: Low Income

GDP Composition:

Agriculture: 19.7% rice, coffee, pineapples, mangoes, palm kernels, cocoa, cassava (manioc, tapioca), bananas, potatoes, sweet potatoes; cattle, sheep, goats; timber
Industry: 37.7% bauxite, gold, diamonds, iron ore; light manufacturing, agricultural processing
Services: 42.6%

Source: Central Intelligence Agency Factbook

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Business Language(s): French
Customs & Excise: Direction Générale de la Douane
Development Bank(s): African Development Bank; Islamic Development Bank;
Competitive Ind’l Performance: 122/141 (2019) Corruption Perceptions Index: 137/180 (2020)
Ease of Doing Business: 156/190 (2019) Enabling Trade Index: N/A
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