Guinea-Bissau

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Guinea-Bissau

Official name:Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Capital:Bissau
Area:total: 36,120 sq km
water: 8,120 sq km
land: 28,000 sq km
Climate:tropical; generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds
Location:Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal
Geographic coordinates:12 00 N, 15 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut
Land boundaries:total: 724 km
border countries: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km
Coastline:350 km
Terrain:mostly low coastal plain rising to savanna in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: unnamed location in the northeast corner of the country 300 m

Map of Guinea-Bissau

Map of Guinea-Bissau

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