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GUINEA (Conakry)  UNO Member Republic of GUINEA : President Ahmed Sekou Toure
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (Malabo)  UNO Member Republic of EQUATORIAL GUINEA : President Francisco Macias Nguema
GUINEA-BISSAU (Bissau)  De facto Independent State of GUINEA-BISSAU : President Luis de Almeida Cabral

Other Entities with similar names

State of GUINEA-BISSAU
(Bissau)

State of GUINEA-BISSAU

Flag or logo since 1974-09-10
Estado da GUINÉ-BISSAU (pt) De facto Independent
Emblem or Symbol

President Luis de Almeida Cabral
(ruler of GUINEA-BISSAU since 1974-09-10)
Population:
Area:
Capital:Bissau(Bissau)
Official languages:()
Official religions:()

Mainland:


GUINEA-BISSAU State of GUINEA-BISSAU  (Bissau)

12 Mainland Divisions:

BAFATA Circumscription of BAFATA  (Bafata)Local: Circunscriçaõ de BAFATÁ (pt)  (Bafatá)
BIJAGOS Circumscription of BIJAGOS  (Bubaque)Local: Circunscriçaõ dos BIJAGÓS (pt)  (Bubaque)
BISSAU Circumscription of BISSAU  (Bissau)Local: Circunscriçaõ de BISSAU (pt)  (Bissau)
BISSORA Circumscription of BISSORA  (Bissora)Local: Circunscriçaõ de BISSORÃ (pt)  (Bissorã)
BOLAMA Circumscription of BOLAMA  (Bolama)Local: Circunscriçaõ de BOLAMA (pt)  (Bolama)
CACHEU Circumscription of CACHEU  (Teixeira Pinto)Local: Circunscriçaõ de CACHEU (pt)  (Teixeira Pinto)
CATIO Circumscription of CATIO  (Catio)Local: Circunscriçaõ de CATIÓ (pt)  (Catió)
FARIM Circumscription of FARIM  (Farim)Local: Circunscriçaõ de FARIM (pt)  (Farim)
FULACUNDA Circumscription of FULACUNDA  (Fulacunda)Local: Circunscriçaõ de FULACUNDA (pt)  (Fulacunda)
GABU Circumscription of GABU  (New Lamego)Local: Circunscriçaõ do GABÚ (pt)  (Nova Lamego)
MANSOA Circumscription of MANSOA  (Mansoa)Local: Circunscriçaõ de MANSÔA (pt)  (Mansôa)
SAO DOMINGOS Circumscription of SAO DOMINGOS  (Sao Domingos)Local: Circunscriçaõ de SÃO DOMINGOS (pt)  (São Domingos)






7 Organizations (or Groupings) of membership (selective)


AFRICAN UNITY Organization of African Unity : OAU  (Addis Ababa)
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations : FAO Specialized Agency  (Rome)
GENEVA CONVENTION GENEVA Convention  (Geneva)
ISLAM Organization of the Islamic Conference : OIC  (Jedda)
PORTUGUESE COLONIES Conference of Nationalist Organizations of the Portuguese Colonies : CNOPC  (Casablanca)
UPU Universal Postal Union : UPU Specialized Agency  (Berne)
WHO World Health Organization : WHO Specialized Agency  (Geneva)



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 Main Internet Sources

   * Base géographique, Archives nationales d'outre-mer (FR). For the administrative divisions of the former French dependencies.
   * Centennia Historical Atlas Software, ed. Centennia (US). For Europe, North Africa and Middle East historical maps.
   * Drapeaux d'Origine & d'Inspiration Françaises - DO&IF, SFV (FR). For French colonial flags.
   * Ethnologue: Languages of the World, SIL International (US). For languages codes.
   * Flags Of The World - FOTW, Rob Raeside (CA). For the current and historic flags of the world.
   * GeoNames, Geonames (CH). Geographical names database.
   * Google Books, Google (US). Online library used for specific sources.
   * Herald Dick Magazine, Herald Dick (FR). For some current and historic arms.
   * Heraldry of the World, by Ralf Hartemink (NL). For local emblems and arms.
   * L'aménagement linguistique dans le monde, by Jacques Leclerc, University of Laval (CA). For national linguistic policies.
   * National Arms and Emblems - Past and Present, by Hubert de Vries (NL). For historic national emblems and arms.
   * Numismondo - World Printed Money Picture Catalog, by Garry Saint, Esquire (US). For national currencies.
   * Omniatlas - Interactive atlas of World History, by Rick Westera (NZ).
   * Perry-Castañ:eda Library Map Collection, University of Texas at Austin (US). For some historical maps.
   * Population Statistics, by Jan Lahmeyer (NL). For historical regional demographies and areas.
   * Portale Storia, by Giovanni Fontana (IT). For photos of rulers.
   * ReliefWeb, by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). For maps of some administrative divisions.
   * Rulers.org, by Benjamin Schemmel (DE). For photos of rulers.
   * Statoids, by Gwillim Law (US). For historical administrative subdivisions.
   * The World Factbook, ed. Central Intelligence Agency (US). For the general data and profiles of the current countries.
   * United Nations Peacekeeping, United Nations (UNO). For the United Nations Missions.
   * Vexilla Mundi, by Mello Luchtenberg (NL). For flags of the world.
   * Vexillographia, by Viktor Lomantsov (RU). For flags of Russia and Soviet Union.
   * Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation (US). Free-use pictures.
   * Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation (US). For general data, maps, sources, pictures.
   * World Heritage Centre, (UNESCO). For the selected photos of the countries.
   * World History at KMLA, by Alexander Ganse (DE). For historical maps and links by country.
   * World Statesmen, by Ben Cahoon (US). Main source for the historical polities and their rulers.

 Printed References

   * Atlas des empires, by Gérard Chaliand, ed. Payot (FR). General historical geopolitic data.
   * Atlas of the World's Languages, ed. Routledge (UK). Most complete world list of languages and dialects.
   * Flags Through the Ages and Accross the World, by Whitney Smith, ed. McGraw (US). Flags of the world.
   * Fragments d'Europe, by Michel Foucher, ed. Fayard (FR). For the post-Soviet Union polities.
   * Les langues du monde, by Meillet & Cohen, ed. Revue des Études Anciennes (FR). For languages of the world.
   * L'État du Monde, ed. La Découverte (FR). Yearly geopolitic cover of the world.
   * Quid, by Dominique Frémy, ed. Plon (FR). Yearly encyclopedia that was useful for countries data.
   * The Times Atlas of the World, ed. Times Atlas (UK). Periodical atlas of the world with its supplementary list of administrative subdivisions.
   * World Christian Encyclopedia, by David B. Barrett, ed. Oxford University Press (UK). For world religious groups but also ethnological data. First inspiring source of Ethnia.org website's look.
   * World Paper Money, ed. Krause (US). For historical currencies.

   * and others that are added according to the consulted entity.

 Codes of drawings' authors

Abbott Stephen, SAB (US). Baert Roger, RBA (BE). Berry Bruce, BBE (ZA). Bezh Sergiy, SBE (UA). Darras Philippe-Pierre, PPD (FR). De Vries Hubert, HDV (NL). Dignan James, JDI (NZ). Dixon Jonathan, JDX (AU). Dubois Gaël, GDU (FR). Fischer Jan-Patrick, JPF (DE). Flicher André, AFL (FR). Gross Pascal, PGR (FR). Harden Zachary, ZHA (US). Hardy Alan, AHA (US). Heimer Zeljlko, ZHE (HR). Horváth Zoltán, ZHO (HU). Jovanovic Milan, MJO (RS). Kariyasu Nozomi, NKA (JP). Kelly Ralph, RKE (AU). Kretowicz Chrystian, CKR (PL). Lê Thanh-Tâm, TTL (FR). Loeser Pete, PLO (US). Maddish Christopher, CMA (US). Martins-Tuválkin António, AMT (PT). Ollé Casals Jaume, JOC (ES). Paddeu Paolo, PPA (IT). Patke Jens, JPA (AT). Poposki Vanja, VPO (MK). Saber Jason, JSA (UK). Sache Ivan, ISA (FR). Šipek Tomislav, TSI (HR). Thomas Dean, DTH (NZ). Tibbetts Philip, PTI (UK). Touzeau Olivier, OTO (FR). Vagnat Pascal, PVA (FR). Van den Muijzenberg Peter Hans, PHM (NL). Znamierowski Alfred, AZN (PL). Others I may have forgotten. And myself, JMM (FR).





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