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Republic of Guinea-Bissau (Guinea-Bissau)

Guinea-Bissau

Also known as: Guinea-Bissau (Deutsch, español, Italiano), la Guinée-Bissau (français), Gwinea Bissau (polski), Guiné-Bissau (Português), 幾內亞比紹 (正體中文), ギニアビサウ (日本語), Guinea Bissaviensis (latine)

Formerly: Portuguese Guinea

Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Capital: Bissau

Population: 1,693,398

Area: 28,000 km²

Religions: Muslim 50%, indigenous beliefs 40%, Christian 10%

Languages: Portuguese (official), Crioulo, African languages

Motto: Unidade, Luta, Progresso (Portuguese) (Unity, Struggle, Progress)

Neighbouring Countries: Senegal Senegal, → Guinea Guinea


Circumscriptions (2): Dioceses (2)


Roman Rite (2): Bafatá, Bissau


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (2)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Guinea-Bissau Archbishop Michael Wallace Banach (55)

Conference of Bishops: Conférence des Evêques du Sénégal, de la Mauritanie, du Cap-Vert et de Guinée-Bissau Link Bishop José Câmnate na Bissign (64)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (R.E.C.O.W.A.) LinkLink Archbishop Ignatius Ayau Kaigama (59)


as of 2018.03.25

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