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What are the 5 themes of Geography of Guinea?

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Kristen Blasko

on 10 January 2013

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Place Major physical features include the Nile river,Sengal river, and the Guinea highlands. The climate is relatively hot and humid. The climate can be also categorized as tropical because of the Monsoonal type rainy season. The vegetation includes mangrove swamp forest, lightly wooded savanna, remnant broad leaf evergreen forest, woodland, open savanna woodland, bush , lightly wooded savanna, bush, Lightly wooded tall grass savanna, scattered woodland and a rain forest. Natural hazards include hot, dry, and dusty harmattan haze may reduce visibility during dry season. Location Guinea is located in Africa. The countries of Sierra Leone and Gamiba surround Guinea. Guinea is located in the north part of Africa It is also considered west Africa. Guinea is bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/gv.html Human Environment Interaction The population is around 10,057,975. 43% of the population is under 15 and 3% is over 65 years old. Deforestation and desertification are big problems in Guinea.Most of the population lives in urban areas.Population density 88 per sq. mi. The country is a National Assembly. The economic system is a modern market. 80% of the jobs are in agriculture. Around 20% of the others are service and industry jobs. In Guinea you can be 16 and have a job.Major religions of Guinea. About 85% of all Guineans are Muslims. National or official languages French. H.E.I. Guniea is located by the coast and for that reason it has an abundance of fish. Also the mine for other natural resources. Guinea farmers use slash and burn farming.They grew around the port areas that the foreign-owned mines and plantations required for the import and export of goods.Over time, the native people who have migrated to towns and cities from rural areas have lost their traditional ways of life. Guinea is a developing country.Older forms of African and French architecture are better preserved in the interior cities.

Movement Works cited Guinea Place . The average temperature is 80 degrees and the low is 72 degrees. Guniea gets an average of around 14' inches of rain a month. Only 2.6% of arable land is cultivated. 24% of GDP engages 84% of the population. They produce rice, yams, sweet potatoes, corn, and many other cash crops. http://www.ethnologue.com/show_country.asp?name=gn The capital of Guinea is Conakry. Located and 9 31' N, 13 42' N Read more: http://www.everyculture.com/Ge-It/Guinea.html#ixzz2HagwPyUC The major imports of Guinea include petroleum and pharmaceuticals. Guinea's main export is cash cops. Important issues for child safety and protection like violence, abuse and labor. Guinea is still one of the poorest countries in Africa. Many other countries have strong and stable governments so people want to change their country to be just like that. Region Guinea is located in Africa in the southern hemisphere.Guinea is north of Sierra Leone. The Atlantic ocean is east of Guinea. The climate and vegetation in western Africa is all around the same. It is humid and warm. The natural resources found in Guinea are also found in other parts of Africa.
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