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COUNTRY. Formerly known as Spanish Guinea.
COUNTRY. Formerly known as Portuguese Guinea.
COUNTRY. Formerly known as French Guinea.
COUNTRY. Part of its territory was a German protectorate from 1884 until 1914.
CAPITAL CITY. Located on the northern coast of Bioko Island.
CAPITAL CITY. Located on the shores of the Gulf of Papua.
CAPITAL CITY. Originally situated on Tombo Island.
CAPITAL CITY. Located on the Geba River estuary.
REGION. One of the most densely populated areas of Africa, covering southern Nigeria, Benin, Togo and stretching into Ghana.
REGION. Far less densely populated area, stretching from the Côte d'Ivoire to Senegal.
REGION. Area of savanna and dry forest considered the division between the Lower Guinean forests and the Upper Guinean forests.
REGION. Also known as West Papua.
ISLAND. The closest one of the Bijagós Islands to the mainland.
ISLAND. Located in the South Atlantic Ocean, south west of São Tomé Island.
ISLAND. The largest one of the Solomon Islands Group. The one sharing the name with the Autonomous Region also known as 'North Solomons'.
ISLAND. Island group lying off the capital city. One of the isles, Roume, is said to have inspired the novel 'Treasure Island' and was known for its role in slave trading.
ISLAND. Small island located on the eponymous Bay. Southwest of the Rio Muni estuary and north of Libreville. Also known as Mandj.
ISLAND. World's largest island, after Greenland.
BODY OF WATER. Area in the Atlantic Ocean, including the Bight of Benin and the Bight of Bonny
BODY OF WATER. Located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean to the north of New Britain Island and to the south of the Admiralty Islands.
CITY. Located at the start of the Highlands Highway. 2nd-largest cities in the country. Capital of Morobe Province.
CITY. Town located in the Oio Region. Theatre of the most famous massacre occurred, after the abrupt independence, due to the Lisbon's Carnation Revolution.
CITY. Located on the Milo River. Largest city in the country mainland area.
CITY. Located on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Río Muni. 2nd-largest city in the country and former capital city.
CITY. Located close to the border with Gabon and Cameroon. Capital city of the Kié-Ntem Province.
CITY. Located near the border with Liberia and Cote d'Ivoire. One of the 3 largest cities in the country.
CITY. Located in the large fertile Wahgi Valley in central mainland at an elevation of 1,677 m (5,502 ft). Capital of the Western Highlands Province. Named after a volcano.
MOUNTAINS. Densely forested mountainous plateau, locally known as 'Dorsale Guinéenne'. Source of the Niger River.
MOUNTAINS. Highest mountain in the country (4,509 m / 14,793 ft). Part of the Bismarck Range. Also known as 'Enduwa Kombuglu' in the local Kuman language.
MOUNTAINS. Highest mountain in the country and in Côte d'Ivoire (1,752 m / 5,750 ft). Also known as 'Mount Nimba'.
MOUNTAINS. Highest mountain in the country (3,011 m / 9,878 ft). Volcano in the Cameroon Line. Formerly 'Pico de Santa Isabel'.
RIVER. Originating in the Victor Emanuel Range.Along its course (1,126 km/700 mi) it receives many tributaries from the Bewani and Torricelli Mountains and from the Central Range.
INDEPENDENCE FROM. After being ruled by 3 external powers since 1884, the country gained its independence on September 16, 1975.
INDEPENDENCE FROM. After being ruled by Portuguese, Spanish and English governments, the country's independence was recognised on October 12, 1968.
INDEPENDENCE FROM. After an armed rebellion led by Amílcar Cabral rapidly extended its control over the territory, independence was declared on September 24, 1973.
INDEPENDENCE FROM. After being a colony since 1898, on October 2, 1958, the country proclaimed itself a sovereign and independent republic, with Sékou Touré as president.
BORDERING COUNTRY. Jayapura is the capital city of Papua, the closest province to the border.
BORDERING COUNTRY. One of its 8 regions is Tombouctou.
BORDERING COUNTRY. The only one with a capital city named after a US President, except Washington DC.
BORDERING COUNTRY. Composed of 3 provinces, further divided into 12 districts, among which one is Bo.
BORDERING COUNTRY. The only one that borders 2 countries with 'Guinea' in the name.
BORDERING COUNTRY. Crossed by the Ogooué (or Ogowe) River.
BORDERING COUNTRY. Crossed by the Sanaga River.
COIN. Old British currency unit with a value of 21 shillings.
ANIMAL. A species of rodent, also known as 'cavy' or 'Cavia Porcellus'.
ANIMAL. A species of bird, native to Africa and sometimes called 'guineahen'.
DISEASE. A parasitic infection also known as Dracunculiasis and shortened in GWD.
PEOPLE. Pejorative term for the Chestnut Ridge people, a mixed-race community residing in north-central West Virginia (US), even called 'Mayles'.
PEOPLE. Offensive term for someone of Italian descent (originated from dark complexions).
REGION. Area of Gloucester County (Virginia, US), where watermen are locally known as 'Guineamen'.

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