The latitude and longitude of Guinea is 11º 00' N and 10º 00' W respectively. It is located in western Africa and lies between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone.
The total area is slightly smaller than that of Oregon. Conakry, the capital is located in 9º 31' N and 13º 43' W latitude and longitude respectively. Guinea has 33 prefectures and 1 special zone and is five hours ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time.
The total area of Guinea is 245,857 square kilometers with a coastline extending for 320 kilometers. The terrain is generally flat coastal plain but has hilly, mountainous interior. The climate of Guinea
is generally hot and humid and has monsoonal type of rainy season spanning from June to November. The climate is also affected by southwesterly winds during winters while the summer season spanning from December to May is affected by northeasterly harmattan winds. These hot and dry harmattan winds reduce visibility during the summer season. Deforestation and inadequate supplies of water is the major environmental concern of Guinea.
|| Cayenne, Fr.||05°05'N||52°18'W
|| Fouta Djalon||11°20'N||12°10'W
|| Iracoubo, Fr.||05°30'N||53°10'W
|| Kaw, Fr.||04°30'N||52°15'W
|| Kourou, Fr.||05°09'N||52°39'W
|| Verga C.||10°30'N||14°10'W
||Verga C. ||10°30'N||14°10'W