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Guinea Bissau Political Map

by Vishal Kumar

Guinea Bissau Political Map illustrates the surrounding countries with their boundaries, 9 regions' boundaries with their capitals, and the national capital.

Guinea Bissau Political Map


The political map of Guinea Bissau shows various features of the country such as international and internal boundaries, provinces, and major cities. The country has a coastline of 350 kilometers. The population of the country is 19.7 lakhs (2020)

Guinea Bissau Features

Guinea Bissau or the Republic of Guinea Bissau is a West African country. The country attained independence in the year 1974 from Portugal. The geographic coordinates of Guinea Bissau are 12° North latitude and 15° West longitude. The total area of the country is 36, 125 square kilometers. Timber, fish, bauxite, phosphates, and limestone are some of the natural resources of the country. In the political map of Guinea Bissau, the national capital, provinces and their capitals, major cities, and internal and international boundaries are indicated distinctively.

Guinea Bissau Provinces

For administrative purposes, Guinea Bissau has been divided into nine provinces or regions. The provinces of Guinea Bissau have been indicated on the map by using different colors. The Guinea Bissau provinces given in printable map of Guinea Bissau Map are Biombo, Bafata, Bolama, Bissau, Cacheu, Oio, Gabu, Tombali, Quinara.

Guinea Bissau Capital

Bissau is the capital of the Republic of Guinea Bissau. The geographic coordinates of Bissau are 11° 50′ 60″ North latitude and 15° 34′ 60″ West longitude. The capital of Guinea Bissau is marked in the political printable map of Guinea Bissau by a red square that is bounded by a black border. Bissau is the major port of the country. The military center of the country is also in Bissau. The city has a lot of attractions like the Pidjiguiti Memorial, and Guinea Bissau national Arts Institute. Some of the cities that lie in close proximity to Bissau are:


  • Crim
  • Buqueje
  • Insa
  • Dutebandim
  • Nova Co
  • Mindara
  • Reino de Bandim
  • Praca de Bandim
  • Caliquir
  • Bissau Novo
  • Ga Beafada
  • Cupelao
  • Pefine
  • Pedreira
  • Achada do Burro
  • Reino de Intim
  • Bissassema de Baixo
  • Cumere
  • Santa Luzia
  • Nhala de Baixo
  • Ilheu do Mancebo
  • Nhala de Cima

The airports that are in close proximity to the capital city are:

Check: /international-airports/africa/guinea-bissau.html

  • Bissau Oswaldo
    Vieira Intl
  • Cufar
  • Ziguinchor
  • Quebo

Guinea Bissau provinces Capitals

The capitals of the provinces of the country Guinea Bissau have been indicated on the map by using white boxes. The capitals of the provinces given in the political Guinea Bissau map are:

  • Bolama
  • Catio
  • Buba
  • Quinhamel
  • Farim
  • Bafata
  • Gabu
  • Cacheu

Cities of Guinea Bissau

Some of the major cities of Guinea Bissau have been indicated on the political map by using black dots. Some of the important cities that have been indicated in the country are:

Check: /guinea-bissau/cities-map.html

  • Cacine
  • Quebo
  • Canchungo
  • Bula
  • Bissora
  • Mansoa
  • Nhacra
  • Ignore
  • SaoDomingos

Boundaries of Guinea Bissau

The international boundaries of Guinea Bissau have been marked on the political map of the country by using black lines of a specific pattern. The countries that are neighbors to Guinea Bissau are Guinea to the eastern and southern side and Senegal to the north. The Atlantic Ocean surrounds the country on the western side.

Region Population Area(km.²) Area(mi.²) Capital
Bafata 210,007 5,981 2,310 Bafata
Biombo 97,120 839 324 Quinhamel
Bissau 387,909 77 30 Bissau
Bolama 34,563 2,624 1,014 Bolama
Cacheu 192,508 5,174 1,998 Cacheu
Gabu 215,530 9,150 3,534 Gabu
Oio 224,644 5,404 2,087 Farim
Quinara 63,610 3,138 1,212 Buba
Tombali 94,939 3,736 1,443 Catio
9 divisions 1,520,830 36,123 13,952

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