What Is the Capital of Guinea?

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The capital of Guinea is Conakry. Conakry has a population of 1.5 million people, and it is Guinea's largest city and most important economic area.

Conakry is a port city situated on the Atlantic Ocean. The city features a tropical monsoon climate, and has wet and dry seasons. During the wet season, this area receives approximately 150 inches of rain each year.

The county of Guinea is roughly the size of the United Kingdom. Guinea has a total population of 10.5 million people and a total surface area of 94,927 square miles. Situated in West Africa, Guinea was formerly known as French Guinea, but became independent from France in 1958.