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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Guinea

Capital: Conakry
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income
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Land area (km2): 245,720 (2007)
 
Population (people): 10,152,521 (2007)
 
Population density (people per km2 land area): 41.32 (2007)
 
Population growth (annual): 2.5% (2007)
 
Life expectancy at birth (years): 54 (2007)
 
Infant mortality rate (per 1000 live births): 79 (2007)
 
GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): $1,121.69 (2007)
 
GDP growth (annual): 1.8% (2007)

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Badiar 29069 29069 278 II
Badiar-sud 29409 29409 111 Not Reported
Bakoun 29435 29435 471 Not Reported
Balayan-Souroumba 29425 29425 225 Not Reported
Bani 29417 29417 193 Not Reported
Banie 29380 29380 103 Not Reported
Baro 29446 29446 354 Not Reported
Boula 29419 29419 197 Not Reported
Counsignaki 29463 29463 113 Not Reported
Darou-salam 29379 29379 188 Not Reported
Diécké 29484 29484 592 Not Reported
Gambi 29413 29413 131 Not Reported
Gban 29477 29477 572 Not Reported
Grandes Chutes 29351 29351 153 Not Reported
Guirila 29464 29464 112 Not Reported
Iles Tristao 67984 67984 815 Not Reported
Konkouré 67987 67987 298 Not Reported
Kourani-Oulete- Dienne 29443 29443 830 Not Reported
L'Amana 29445 29445 165 Not Reported
Massif du Ziama 29066 29066 915 Not Reported
Milo 29460 29460 102 Not Reported
Mount Nimba 29067 29067 146 Ia
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve 2574 2574 193 Not Assigned
Mt. Tetini 29487 29487 303 Not Reported
N'Dama 29410 29410 688 Not Reported
Nialama (or Nyalama) 317286 317286 288 Not Reported
Pic de Fon 29465 29465 321 Not Reported
Previously called Mafou Classified Forest 29421 29421 613 Not Reported
Rio Kapatchez 67985 67985 298 Not Reported
Rio Pongo 67986 67986 260 Not Reported
Souti-Yanfu 317287 317287 182 Not Reported
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Guinean forest-savanna mosaic 38.12 26.56 16.09 20.12 33.22
Guinean mangroves 0.81 11.42 22.44 12.18 6.2
Guinean montane forests 7.32 28.08 27.97 83.87 84.2
West Sudanian savanna 16.77 43.75 14.32 3.64 11.12
Western Guinean lowland forests 6.13 8.55 11.71 10.63 7.77
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