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Capital:
Conakry
Government:
Republic
Current Head of Government:
Alpha Condé
Economy:
  • Poor country that possesses major mineral deposits, hydropower, and agricultural resources.
  • The country has almost half of the world’s bauxite reserves and significant iron ore, gold, and diamond reserves.
Population:
12,527,440 (2020) (76th)
Land Size:
245,857 sq km (94,926 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
  • Peuhl: 40%
  • Malinke: 30%
  • Soussou: 20%
  • Smaller ethnic groups: 10%
Religions:
  • Islam: 85%
  • Christianity: 8%
  • Indigenous beliefs: 7%
Languages(s):
  • French (official)
  • Maninka
  • Fuuta Jalon
  • Susa