Cacheu is a town in northwestern Guinea-Bissau, lying on the Cacheu River.
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Osvaldo Vieira International Airport (IATA: OXB, ICAO: GGOV) is an airport that serves the city of Bissau, the capital city of Guinea-Bissau.
The Bissagos Islands, also spelled Bijagós (Portuguese: Arquipélago dos Bijagós), are a group of about 88 islands and islets located in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of the African nation of Guinea-Bissau. The archipelago was formed from the anci…
This article describes the geography of Guinea-Bissau.
Bolama is the closest of the Bijagós Islands to the mainland of Guinea-Bissau, and is also the name of the island's main town, the capital of the Bolama Region.
Buba is the largest city in southern Guinea-Bissau, lying on the Rio Grande de Buba, near the Contanhez National Park.
Bambadinca is a village in one of seven sectors in the Bafata Region of Guinea-Bissau,
Oio is a region in Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Farim. Other major cities and towns include Nhacra, Mansôa, Bissorã and Cumeré. The region borders Senegal to the north, the Guinea-Bissau regions of Bafatá, Bissau and Biombo to the east, the Rio Geb…
The Geba is a river of West Africa that rises in Guinea, passes through Senegal, and reaches the Atlantic Ocean in Guinea-Bissau.
Bolama is an administrative region in Guinea-Bissau, consisting primarily of the Bijagós Archipelago of the country's southern coast, together with a small coastal strip centred on the coastal town of São João. It has an area of 2,624 km2. and a pop…
Gabú is the largest town in eastern Guinea-Bissau and capital of the Gabú Region. Population 14,336 (2008 est).
Farim is a town of northern Guinea-Bissau. It sits on the north bank of the Farim/Cacheu River, about 135 miles up the river from Cacheu.
Bubaque is one of the Bijagós Islands in Guinea-Bissau, and is also the name of its main town. Population 9,244 (2008 est).
The Boké Region is located in western Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau and the Guinean regions of Kindia and Labé. Its capital is the city of Boké.
Biombo is a region in western Guinea-Bissau, with an area of 840 km2. Its capital is Quinhámel. Its population in 2004 was 63,835, compared with 60,400 at the 1991 Census.
Bafatá is a region in north-central Guinea-Bissau, with a population of 225,516 (2009). Its capital is Bafatá.
Gabú region is the eastern-most region in Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Gabú. The region borders Senegal to the north, Guinea to the east and south and the Guinea-Bissau regions of Tombali and Bafatá to the west. It covers an area of 9,150 km2, maki…
Cacheu is a region in western Guinea-Bissau, on the border with Senegal. It has an area of 5,175 km2 and a population estimated in 2004 at 164,676. Its capital is Cacheu.
Quinhámel is a city in Guinea-Bissau. It is the capital of Biombo Region.
Quinara is a region in central Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Fulacunda.
Caravela is the northernmost island of the Bissagos Islands of Guinea-Bissau. The island is heavily forested with mangroves.
Tombali is a region in southern Guinea-Bissau. Its capital is Catió.
Orango is one of the Bijagós Islands, located 60 kilometers (38 miles) off the coast of mainland Guinea-Bissau.
Mansôa is a town located in the Oio Region of Guinea-Bissau.
Roxa (or Canhabaque) is an island in the Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau.
Piche is a Sector in the Gabú Region of Guinea-Bissau. Piche is also a common last name.
Estadio 24 de Setembro is a multi-purpose stadium in Bissau, Guinea Bissau. It is currently used primarily for football matches, and the stadium holds 20,000 people.
Bula is a Sector in the Cacheu Region of Guinea-Bissau.
Uno is an island in the Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau.
Tite is one of four Sectors of Quinara Region of Guinea-Bissau.
Safim is a Sector in the Biombo Region of Guinea-Bissau.
Galinhas is an island in the Bijagós Archipelago of Guinea-Bissau, lying south west of Bolama. Sights on the island include the former Portuguese prison and governor's house.
Carache or Caraxe is an island in the Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau.
Cacine is a Sector in the Tombali Region of Guinea-Bissau.
Boe (full name Madina do Boe) is a settlement in the southeastern region of Guinea-Bissau.
São Domingos is a Sector in the Cacheu Region of Guinea-Bissau. The sector contains the only border checkpoint between Guinea-Bissau and Senegal.