Old colonial house at the port of Bissau (istockphoto.com)


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Our travel guide to Guinea-Bissau is coming soon. In the meantime, please check out our Guinea-Bissau Essential Info page, and the posts in our travellers' forums.

Further Reading

Guinea-Bissau – Vital Statistics



  • Capital of Guinea-Bissau: Bissau
  • Population of Guinea-Bissau: 1.5 million
  • Languages in Guinea-Bissau: Portuguese, Crioulo
  • Time in Guinea-Bissau: GMT
  • International dialling code in Guinea-Bissau: +245
  • Voltage in Guinea-Bissau: 220V 50Hz
  • Visa information for Guinea-Bissau: Visa information
  • Money in Guinea-Bissau: Western African Franc (CFA) There are no ATMs in the country and credit cards are not accepted.
  • Guinea-Bissau travel advice: Foreign & Commonwealth Office


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