Guinea Political Map
Guinea Country Information:
Guinea is located in western Africa. Guinea is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean, Guinea-Bissau to the west, Senegal and Mali to the north, Cote D'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) to the east, and Liberia and Sierra Leone to the south.
Guinea Bordering Countries:
Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Balaki, Bambafouga, Beyla, Boffa, Boke, Boola, Conakry, Dabatou, Dalaba, Farabana, Faranah, Foye, Fria, Gania, Gaoual, Irie, Kamsar, Kankan, Kindia, Kintinian, Kissidougou, Kouroussa, Labe, Macenta, Mali, Mamou, Niagassola, Nzerekore, Ouassou, Pita, Siguiri, Telimele, Timbo, Togobala, Tougue, Toumania and Victoria.
Atlantic Ocean, Baffing River, Gambie River, Konkoure River, Moa River, Niger River, Nimba Mountains, St. Paul River and Tinkisso River.
Guinea Natural Resources:
Guinea has major metallic resources, some of which are iron ore, gold, uranium, and large reserves of bauxite. Other important resources for this country include hydropower, diamonds, fish and salt.
Guinea Natural Hazards:
Natural hazards for Guinea include the hot, dry, dusty harmattan haze, which is capable of reducing visibility during the dry season.
Guinea Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Guinea are numerous. These include poor mining practices that have led to environmental damage. In addition the country has: deforestation; erosion; desertification; soil contamination. Guinea has overpopulation in the forest region and inadequate supplies of potable water. The country also has a problem with overfishing.