The latitude and longitude of Guinea-Bissau is 12º 00' N and 15º 00' W respectively. It is located in western Africa and lies between Guinea and Senegal.
The total area is slightly smaller than three times that of Connecticut. Bissau, the capital is located in 11º 51' N and 15º 35' W latitude and longitude respectively. Guinea-Bissau consists of 9 regions and is five hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time.
The total area of Guinea-Bissau is 36,120 square kilometers with a coastline extending up to 350 kilometers. The terrain of the region is mostly low coastal plain with savanna lands in the east. The western coast is swampy and low-lying in the interiors. The climate of Guinea-Bissau is mostly tropical comprising of hot and humid summers and a monsoonal type of rainy season stretching from June to November. The dry season spans from December to May and northeasterly harmattan winds are common in this season. These winds reduce the visibility during summers and even brush fires among the trees.
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