Guinea Kirsten Hagen

Guinea is located in West Africa, Africa being the continent Guinea is in. Guinea's coordinates are 9l.9456° N, 9.6966° W. Guinea's largest city, and capital is Conakry, and its coordina tes are 9.6412° N, 13.5784° W. Sierra Leone and Gambia surround Guinea as well as the North Atlantic Ocean.
This is a multi culture learning center located in Guinea.
In this photo you can see that Guinea's climate is tropical, and humid. It has both a wet and dry season though. It is known for being one of the wettest countries in Africa.
One of Guineas popular landforms is the Simandou Mountains.
In Guinea mining is extremely popular. Most of their natural resources are diamonds, gold, and other metals. Bauxite and alumina are currently the only major exports.
The main religions practice in Guinea are Muslim, Christian, and there are some people who are indigenous to religious beliefs. Both Muslim and Christian also incorporate African beliefs to their outlooks.
These are some citizens of Guinea practicing their religion.
Geographic theme of place : "A location can be absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using latitude and longitude, or a location can be relative, as in next door, nearby, or in the same general location as another location. Place. A place is an area that is defined by everything in it."

Guinea celebrates the Africa Cup of Nations, Presidents Day, Music Day Festival, Armed Forces Day, Independence Day, Malabo Hip Hop Festival, and Christmas.

The first photo is a Christmas tradition. The second photo is some people celebrating the Music Day Festival. Last but not least, is Presidents Day in Guinea.
The current President in Guinea is President Alpha Condé. Guinea has a republic form of government. Politics of Guinea are based on a democratic republic. The president of Guinea is the head of state, and head of government of Guinea.

Human Environment Interaction - "Human environment interaction refers to the ways people change their environment and how the environment changes them. Human environment interaction is one of the five themes of geography created by the National Council for Geographic Education and the Association of American Geographers in 1984."

Guinea corn plowing

Guinea grows tons of rice, sweet potatoes, yams, and corn.

Farming in Guinea

That main jobs in Guinea are mining, healthcare, and education.

A patient being treated for rabies in Guinea
School in Guinea
People mining in Guinea
The African elephant is an endangered animal who also resides in Gunea, Africa.

Region - "The essential geographic feature is the region. A region is any unit of space that is unified by the presence of some characteristic. The Corn Belt, stretching from Indiania to eastern Nebraska, is an area in which corn is a dominating product. The Corn Belt is a region within the United States."

Guinea offers primary education, middle education, secondary education, vocational education, and tertiary education.

This is a primary school classroom in Guinea. Primary school is mandatory for the first six years.

The current population of Guinea is 13,127,859 as of March 1st of this year. Guinea's population density was last measured at 51.31 in 2015.

Guinea's square footage is currently 94,926 mi²

Back in 2013 the country's capital GDP was 523.12 USD.

The male life expectancy age in Guinea is around 58.2 years. The females life expectancy age is around 59.8.

The literacy rate for Guinea is 95.3

Guinea is usually hot and humid. Guinea has a rainy season from June to November. Their dry season is from December to May.

Geographic them of movement - "The postmodern world is one of great interaction between places. This movement is inherently geographic, whether it is by telecommunications or ship."

A person collecting coconuts for exports in Guinea.

In 2014, Guinea-Bissau exported $244M and imported $397M. The top exports of Guinea-Bissau are Coconuts, Brazil Nuts, and Cashews, Rough Wood, and Non-fillet Frozen Fish.

The Guinea flag was definite on November 10, 1958. Red symbolizes the country's struggle for independence, yellow represents the riches of the land, and green is a symbol of the country's vegetation. When the Cold War came to Africa Guinea gained its independence.

Two bodies in Guinea have been confirmed for Ebola back in March of 2016.
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Kirsten Hagen


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