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Guinea-Bissau, republic in northwestern Africa, bounded on the north by Senegal, on the east and south by Guinea, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. The country includes about 60 offshore islands, among them the Bijagos (Bissagos) Islands. The area is 36,125 sq km (13,948 sq mi).



Bigman, Laura. History and Hunger in West Africa: Food Production and Entitlement in Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Greenwood, 1993. A political, economic, and agricultural history of this region of West Africa.

Forrest, Joshua B. Guinea-Bissau: Power, Conflict, and Renewal in a West African Nation. Westview Press, 1992. An examination of post-independence Guinea-Bissau.


Microsoft Encarta 2009. 1993-2008 Microsoft Corporation.

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Bijagos, northwestern Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, republic, east, country

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