The Republic of Guinea
The Republic of Guinea is one of the countries of the West African region, and it is called Guinea Conakry, in order to distinguish it from the state of Guinea-Bissau, its neighbor. Guinée. Its capital is Conakry, which is the largest city and economic hub of the country, and in Conakry there are about ten million people of multiple ethnic groups, some of whom still live as tribes in the West and Central Africa region. Guinea has an area of approximately 246,000 km2, in the form of an arched crescent from its western border, on the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south.
Guinea Conakry is bordered to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, and to the north are Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, and Mali. And south it is bordered by Sierra Leone, Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire. Guinea Conakry gained independence from France in the year one thousand nine hundred and fifty eight, after it was a French colony and part of what is known as the Ghana Empire. Guinea has a heavy tropical climate, especially in summer. As for the population, the demographics are diverse and multi-ethnic. Islamic religion represents the religion of the vast majority of the population, by more than eighty percent.
The economy of Guinea
Guinea’s economy is mainly dependent on agriculture, as cocoa, coffee and oil palm crops are among the most important sources of income for the country’s economy. In Conakry, Guinea there are many local languages, which differ in different tribes, so we find Fulani, Nku, Toma, Casey, Jersey, and other local languages spoken by tribal people, and the most widely spoken language, especially among the educated community It is the French language.
Conakry is the capital of Guinea, it is the largest city in Guinea, and it is located on the Atlantic Ocean and represents the first port in the country.
The economy of Conakry
The economy of the city of Conakry, which is the administrative center of the state, also depends on maritime activities due to the presence of the port that passes goods and loads, most of which are industrial equipment, aluminum, fruits and crops that are exported abroad, and there is prosperity in some way in the city where many productive factories and food factories were established And packaging and storage facilities, and this entailed a great commercial boom in the city.
Landmarks of Conakry
Conakry has many important landmarks, such as the National Museum of Guinea, popular markets, and the Conakry Grand Mosque. There are also many parks in which the city is famous.