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Country Guinea

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Region Western Africa
Area (sq km) 245,857
Area (sq mile) 94,925
Border Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone
Population 11,780,162
Nationality Guinean(s)
Ethnic Peuhl 40%, Malinke 30%, Soussou 20%, smaller ethnic groups 10%
Religion Muslim 85%, Christian 8%, indigenous beliefs 7%
Language French, other languages
Literacy 41%
Government Republic
Capital Conakry
Leader President Alpha Conde (since December 21, 2010); Prime Minister Mamady Youla (since December 26, 2015)
Currency Guinean franc (GNF)
Independence Day Oct. 2, 1958 (from France)
National Holiday Independence Day (Oct. 2, 1958)
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