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Explore Bissau in Guinea-Bissau

Bissau in the region of Bissau Autonomous Region with its 388,028 inhabitants is a town in Guinea-Bissau and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Bissau

Current time in Bissau is now 07:01 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Bissau " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Ziguinchor, Kolda, Dakar, Sumo, and Safim. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ziguinchor . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Bissau ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Bissau, Guinea-Bissau (1)

13:58 min by Mheshimiwa73
Views: 7624 Rating: 4.69

This footage was recorded in March 2012. From city center up to Somec, our base camp situated in the area of Bairo Militar. Distance is about 7 km. You're seeing what I see every day. Cette vidéo a ét ..

Guinea Bissau Gente di Bissau e Bijagos

6:33 min by Armando Porpora
Views: 2338 Rating: 5.00

La Guinea Bissau rappresenta il tipico esempio di "emergenza silenziosa". È il quarto paese più povero del mondo,intorno ai 500 dollari è il PIL pro capite, l'88% della popolazione vive con meno di 1 ..

Ville a architecture colonial Vmarchal's photos around Bafata, Guinea-Bissau (colonial ville)

1:11 min by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4
Views: 322 Rating: 0.00

Preview of Vmarchal's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these vid ..

Tetris Carrega de Contenidor

5:59 min by Albert Segura Molero
Views: 317 Rating: 5.00

Com carreguem un conteidor per enviar-lo a Guinea Bissau ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Estádio Lino Correia

Estádio Lino Correia is a multi-use stadium in Bissau, Guinea Bissau. It is currently used mostly for football matches and serves as the stadium of Estrela Negra de Bissau of the Campeonato Nacional da Guiné-Bissau. The stadium holds 12,000 spectators.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.86 -15.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Bissau, Football venues in Guinea-Bissau

Bandim Health Project

The Bandim Health Project operates in one of the world’s poorest countries, Guinea-Bissau in West Africa. The core of the project is a demographic surveillance system which registers more than 90,000 people in 5 suburbs of the capital Bissau. Information on health, diseases, immunisations, breast-feeding, etc. is collected, primarily focusing on women and children. Admissions to the country’s sole pediatric ward in the capital are recorded.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.85 -15.60 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Organisations based in Guinea-Bissau, Organizations based in Denmark, Science and technology in Denmark

Estádio 24 de Setembro

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. It is currently the home ground of the Guinea-Bissau national football team.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.84 -15.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Bissau, Football venues in Guinea-Bissau, Multi-purpose stadiums, National stadiums

2012 Guinea-Bissau coup d'état

On 12 April 2012, a coup d'état in Guinea-Bissau was staged by elements of the armed forces about two weeks before the second round of a presidential election between Carlos Gomes Júnior and Kumba Ialá. The coup started in the evening with military personnel and equipment making its way onto the streets, followed by the state-owned media taken off-air. Both second-round candidates and the incumbent president were initially arrested by the junta.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.85 -15.57 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: 2010s coups d'état and coup attempts, 2012 in Guinea-Bissau, Conflicts in 2012

Osvaldo Vieira International Airport

Osvaldo Vieira International Airport is an airport that serves the city of Bissau, the capital city of Guinea-Bissau. It is the only international airport in the country. Osvaldo Vieira International Airport has one runway, heading 03/21, with a length of 10,498 feet (3200 m). The altitude of this runway is 127 feet (39 m). This runway is also one of the three in Guinea-Bissau that are paved.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 11.90 -15.65 (Lat./Long.); Less than 7 km away
Tags: Airports in Guinea-Bissau, Bissau