This is a list that gathers cities, villages, and natural places from Guinea. Source: Geonames.
Guinea is a country in West Africa with a population of around 13 million, according to the 2019 census. The official language of the region is French, and the capital of the country is Conakry.
History of Guinea
It was initially occupied by the Susu settlers that migrated from the north around 900 C.E. Still, approximately 25% of the land is inhabited by the people of Susu. Guinea was barren until the late 13th century, when civilization reached its peak. As time continued to pass, the region of Guinea was invaded and ruled by the Fulani Empire until the 19th century, when the French took it over.
By the end of the 20th century, around 1989, Guinea was made a multi-party democratic country. Despite people not being in his favor, Conte exploited his power and ruled for 24 years until he became prime minister and was finally replaced by Ahmed Tidiane Souare in 2008.
Guinea is not a financially stable country, so the residents of Guinea usually enjoy a luxurious meal. Most people in Guinea eat a meal at noon, and at night they have some kind of porridge and bread. Some of the popular dishes of Guinea are boiled mango. Stew served with white fruit, fried Plantain, palm nuts, fried potatoes, and more. In addition, residents in Guinea also enjoy food with a special type of sauce made from fresh peanuts of Guinea.
The largest religion that is practiced in Guinea is Sunni Islam. Around 90% of people in Guinea are Muslims, while 7% of people follow Christianity, particularly the Roman Catholic faith. Animists and people that follow other religions also reside in Guinea, but they are very few.
The major source of the economy is agriculture, while other industries also contribute heavily to the economy of Guinea. Peanuts and Fonio are the main crops grown on the lands of Guinea and are sold for cash. In some regions of Guinea, particularly in low lands, fish, bananas, and other vegetables are also traded locally. There are not so many domestic animals, and the residents of Guinea also trade tobacco to get something more valuable.
Education is free until the age of 16, and students start to go to school at 7. There are numerous secondary and primary schools in the region, and the teaching languages in schools are French and other local ones. Less than one-third of the population that of age 15 and older is literate.