Friday, October 23, 2009

Guinea, Introduction

Guinea officially known as Republic of Guinea, is a country in west Africa, was a colony of France. Its current population is 10, 211,437 (CIA 2008 est). It is almost in the shape of an inverted U
with one end, in the west, on the Atlantic Ocean. It is bordered in the north by Guinea Bissau, Senegal, and Mali, in the east lies Mali and Corte d'Ivoire, in the south Sierra Leone and Liberia.
It is one of the poorest country of the world with 430 US$ as its average nationqal income per capita, by atlas method, est.2003. Its rank from the top is 170 and from the bottom is 36. The rank and measure of per capita income , nominal method,using PPP method, esrt 2007,2007 and 2008 measured by IMF,WB and CIA