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Capital:
Bissau
Government:
Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic
Current Head of Government:
José Mário Vaz
Economy:
  • Economy depends mainly on farming and fishing.
  • Main exports: fish, and other seafood along with peanuts, palm kernels and timber.
Population:
1,927,104 (2020) (151st)
Land Size:
36,125 sq km (13,948 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • African: 99%
    • Balanta: 30%
    • Fula: 20%
    • Manjaca: 14%
    • Mandinga: 13%
    • Papel: 7%
  • European and Mulatto: < 1%
Religions:
  • Islam: 50%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 40%
  • Christianity: 10%
Languages(s):
  • Portuguese (official)
  • Crioulo
  • Fulfulde
  • Balanta