Guinea has one of the highest per capita incomes in the world, due to its natural resources and abundant rainfall, and compensates for this by providing a high level of education and access to health care. The medical system in Guinea is in very poor condition and not well equipped.
The Ebola crisis of 2014, which started in Guinea, and the fall in commodity prices in recent years have done little to boost Guinea's economy. Investment in the capital is inadequate due to a lack of infrastructure and low investment in infrastructure development.
In the 1990s, Guinea was classified as one of the poorest countries in the world, despite its wealth of natural resources. The country, now Guinea, was part of a series of African empires before being colonized by France in the 1890s, and became the first French colony to achieve independence, although other colonies chose to maintain colonial status. Before France colonized Guinea in 1890 and made it part of French West Africa, it had been one of the rich countries in the series since the late 19th century.
With financial and technical support from the Soviet Union, Guinea joined the Non-Aligned Movement and pursued closer relations with the Eastern Bloc.
In Conakry there is a National Museum that highlights the history of the country and its people, as well as its cultural heritage. Important national sites include the tomb of King Louis XIV of France and the tombs of two African leaders who surrendered to the French during the colonial period. African history and collected donations to provide materials to school teachers in Guinea.
The Maninka warrior Samori Ture established a vast empire, and Samory Toure led the Wassoulou empire to Malinke territory in the north. Islamic State in Central Guinea, which was founded by the Fulani people at the time and is still told in Upper Guinea by Griot-Barden. French colonial troops invaded Upper Guinea in 1891, conquered the north of Ivory Coast in 1898 and conquered Conakry in 1899.
Guinea was one of the first French colonies in Africa to escape French rule, and paid the price economically. It became the first French colony in Africa to gain independence, but it was the only one with a population of less than 1,000 people and chose French rule.
The ethnic diversity of Guinea is further enhanced by the fact that it is found in three different ethnic groups: the Fulas, Fulani and Peulh. The largest of these groups, alternately referred to as "Fulas" (Fulano) and "PeulH" (PeulH), are the largest, accounting for 40% of the population, while the second largest group, the Guinean Fula (or "Guinean Guinean"), accounts for 25% to 30% and the third largest population of around 20%.
Guinea consists of eight regions, each of which is led by a governor and consists of five urban municipalities. There are two large regions in the country, the Fouta and Djallon regions, which are cool and hilly, while Lower Guinea is humid and coastal and the Guinean Fula region is warm and humid.
Guinea borders on Guinea-Bissau to the northwest and Senegal to the north, bordering Ivory Coast, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal. Guinea is a former French colony bordering Guinea, BISSau and Senegalese to the north. It shares a northern border with Guinea-Bisseau (Senegal) and Mali and an eastern border with the former colonial powers Guinea and Ivory Coast. Guinea's capital, Gueckedou, is a city-state in Guinea's southernmost region, the capital of Guinea - Dio.
Guinea is located on the west coast of Africa and bordered by Guinea - Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Ivory Coast, Democratic Republic of Congo and Senegal. It borders the Atlantic Ocean to the south, the Gulf of Guinea and Niger to the east and Senegal and Mali to the west.
Several tributaries, including the Tinkisso, Milo and Sankarani, originate in the highlands and flow from the north and east into the Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic. East of Futa Jallon is the capital Conakry, the second largest city in Guinea - Bissau, with 1.5 million inhabitants.
Unlike most other inland regions, the coastal region of Guinea has a tropical climate, with a rainy season from April to November. The coast of Conakry and Guinea-Bissau also offers a wide variety of animal species such as sharks, dolphins, whales, seals, sea turtles and sea lions. For adventurers, there is an island archipelago on the border with Guinea-Bissau called Tristao, the largest island in the world.
With an estimated population of two million, Conakry is the largest city in Guinea, accounting for almost a quarter of the country's population and the second largest in the country after the capital, Guinea-Bissau. It is located on the Atlantic coast of Africa, south of Senegal and northwest of Mali.
The capital is Conakry, but is often referred to as the second capital of the country, although Kankan has been eclipsed in recent years by the city in southern Guinea. To distinguish the country from other nations - states of the same name - Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, is sometimes called "Guinea-Conaksry" to distinguish it from its capital. Guinea's capital is sometimes called Guineacall, "Guinea" or "ConakRY," the name for Guinea's capital, to distinguish it from other nations in the region such as Senegal, Burkina Faso, Mali and the Republic of Mali. It has also been mentioned under other names such as' Gueckedou 'and' Monrovia ', to distinguish it from Guinea-Bissau and Equatorial Guinea; and it can refer to itself in other ways, such as' Côte d'Ivoire 'in France or even' Mauritania '.