Guinea

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Guinea music

music in Guinea they play drums, banjos, and the balafon

Mandé music is dominated by the djelis

Foods

Popular/Activtities

Musée National is the country's largest collection of masks, statues and musical instruments. It's modest, but interesting. Woodcarvers and drum-makers ply their trades on the museum grounds.
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Religions

  1. Religion in Guinea-Bissau. Throughout the 20th century, most Bissau-Guineans practiced some form of Animism. Recently, many have adoptedIslam, which is currently practiced by 50% of the country's population; most of Guinea-Bissau's Muslims have Malikite Sunni denomination, with Shia and Ahmadiyya minorities.

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Animals

used as domestic animals for hundreds of years as the large size of the guinea fowl means that just one bird can provide a great deal of food. Today, guinea fowl are farmed around the world for their meat, eggs and feathers.

Military

They are responsible for the territorial security of Guinea's border and the defence of the country against external attack and aggression.Guinea's armed forces are divided into five branches — army, navy, air force, the paramilitary National Gendarmerie and theRepublican Guard — whose chiefs report to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who is subordinate to the Minister of Defense.
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Transportations

Locals, nearly entirely without vehicles of their own, rely upon these taxis (which charge per seat) and small buses to take them around town and across the country. There is some river traffic on the Niger and Milo rivers. Horses and donkeys pull carts, primarily to transport construction materials.

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Water

Atlantic Ocean, Cacheu River, Geba River
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Lands

Guinea benefits from a stable temperature, abundant rainfall and sunshine. Land is freely available with only 3% of its arable land currently under cultivation. Private investment policies revised in the 1990s to promote free enterprise and reduce the role of the state.
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