Set in West Africa, the Republic of Guinea shares a border with Liberia, Ivory Coast, Mali, Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone. Although Guinea is blessed with an abundance of natural resources, the majority of the population live in poverty. The country was at the centre of the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
President: Alpha Conde
Population: 10.6 million
Religion: Islam, Christianity
Languages: French, Susu, mandingo, Fulani