Guinea Bordering Countries: Cote d'Ivoire
, Sierra Leone
Regional Maps: Map of Africa
, World Map
Where is Guinea?
Guinea Satellite Image
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.
Google Earth is a free program from Google that allows you to explore satellite images showing the cities and landscapes of Guinea and all of Africa in fantastic detail. It works on your desktop computer, tablet, or mobile phone. The images in many areas are detailed enough that you can see houses, vehicles and even people on a city street. Google Earth is free and easy-to-use.
Guinea is one of nearly 200 countries illustrated on our Blue Ocean Laminated Map of the World. This map shows a combination of political and physical features. It includes country boundaries, major cities, major mountains in shaded relief, ocean depth in blue color gradient, along with many other features. This is a great map for students, schools, offices and anywhere that a nice map of the world is needed for education, display or decor.
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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.
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