Tite is one of four Sectors of Quinara Region of Guinea-Bissau. It has an area of 699.5 km2.
Transport infrastructure in Guinea-Bissau is basic, with most roads outside the capital Bissau being unpaved.
Bissau is the capital city of Guinea-Bissau. In 2015, Bissau had a population of 492,004. Bissau is located on the Geba River estuary, off the Atlantic Ocean, and is Guinea-Bissau's largest city, major port, and its administrative and military centre.
Portuguese Guinea, called the Overseas Province of Guinea from 1951 until 1972 and then State of Guinea from 1972 until 1974, was a West African colony of Portugal from 1588 until 10 September 1974, when it gained independence as Guinea-Bissau.
The Bissagos Islands, also spelled Bijagós, are a group of about 88 islands and islets located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Guinea-Bissau. The archipelago was formed from the ancient delta of the Geba and Grande de Buba rivers and spans an area of 12,958 km2 (5,003 sq mi). 20 of its islands are populated year-round, including the most populated island, Bubaque, where the administrative capital is situated.
The Guinea-Bissau national football team represents Guinea-Bissau in men's international association football and it is controlled by the Football Federation of Guinea-Bissau, The team has never qualified for the FIFA World Cups but qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations three times, making their debut in 2017. The team is a member of both FIFA and Confederation of African Football (CAF).
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Bubaque is one of the Bijagós Islands in Guinea-Bissau, and is also the name of its main town. The island has a population of 6,427, the town Bubaque 4,299. The area of the island is 75 km2, it is 13.6 km long and 8 km wide.
Nuno Tristão was a 15th-century Portuguese explorer and slave trader, active in the early 1440s, traditionally thought to be the first European to reach the region of Guinea.
The Corpo Nacional de Escutas da Guiné-Bissau was the national Catholic Scouting organization of Guinea-Bissau.
Safim is a city and sector in the Biombo Region of Guinea-Bissau. It has a population of 17,356 inhabitants as of the 2009 national census.
Caravela is the northernmost island of the Bissagos Islands of Guinea-Bissau, part of the Sector of Caravela, which also includes the islands Carache, Maio, Ponta and Formosa. The population of the sector is 4,263, the population of the island is 907. The area of the island is 128 km2, its length is 19.3 km and its width is 10 km. The island is heavily forested with mangroves. It has white, sandy beaches. Caravela has a small airfield. The island Carache lies to its southeast.
Caió is a sector in the Cacheu Region of Guinea-Bissau. Its population is 12,696. The island Pecixe is part of the sector.
Guinea-Bissau Television is the state television of the African country of Guinea-Bissau. The headquarters are in the capital city of Bissau. The station's main transmitter is located in Nhacra and covers the Bissau metropolitan area. The system also includes two relay towers, one in the east of the country, in Gabu, and another in the south, in Catió.
The Orango National Park is a protected area in Guinea-Bissau. It was established in December 2000. The park has an area of 1,582 km2 (611 sq mi), which is partly marine. It covers the southern part of the Bissagos Archipelago, notably the islands Orango, Orangozinho, Meneque, Canogo and Imbone, and the surrounding sea. The marine area does not exceed 30 m (100 ft) depth. The park is administered by: Instituto da Biodiversidade e das Áreas Protegidas da Guiné-Bissau. About 160 km2 (60 sq mi) of the park is covered by mangroves. It plays a crucial role for the reproduction of molluscs, fish and sea turtles.
This is a survey of the postage stamps and postal history of Guinea-Bissau, formerly known as Portuguese Guinea.
The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese, which is spoken by 11% of the population. The local dialect is called Crioulo or Kiriol. French is also learned in schools, as Guinea-Bissau is surrounded by French-speaking countries and is a full member of the Francophonie as well as the Lusophone CPLP.
The Athletics Federation of Guinea-Bissau is the governing body for the sport of athletics in Guinea-Bissau. The current president is Renato Moura.
The 2018–19 Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau is the 42nd season of the Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau, the top-tier football league in Guinea-Bissau. The season started on 22 December 2018. Several clubs play home games at the 20,000-capacity Estádio 24 de Setembro.
Guinea-Bissau–Turkey relations are the foreign relations between Guinea-Bissau and Turkey. Turkey has an embassy in Bissau. Guinea Bissau has an embassy in Ankara.