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    Guinea-Bissau Geograf�a 2000

      Ubicaci�n: Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal

      Cordenadas Geogr�ficas: 12 00 N, 15 00 W

      Referencias en el mapa: Africa

      total: 36,120 sq km
      land: 28,000 sq km
      water: 8,120 sq km

      Area - comparativo: slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut

      total: 724 km
      border countries: Guinea 386 km, Senegal 338 km

      Costa: 350 km

      Demandas Mar�timas:
      exclusive economic zone: 200 nm
      territorial sea: 12 nm

      Clima: tropical; generally hot and humid; monsoonal-type rainy season (June to November) with southwesterly winds; dry season (December to May) with northeasterly harmattan winds

      Terreno: mostly low coastal plain rising to savanna in east

      Extremos de Elevaci�n:
      lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
      highest point: unnamed location in the northeast corner of the country 300 m

      Recursos Naturales: fish, timber, phosphates, bauxite, unexploited deposits of petroleum

      Uso de Tierras:
      arable land: 11%
      permanent crops: 1%
      permanent pastures: 38%
      forests and woodland: 38%
      other: 12% (1993 est.)

      Tierras Irrigadas: 17 sq km (1993 est.)

      Peligros Naturales: hot, dry, dusty harmattan haze may reduce visibility during dry season; brush fires

      Ambiente - asuntos actuales: deforestation; soil erosion; overgrazing; overfishing

      Ambiente - acuerdos internacionales:
      party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Endangered Species, Law of the Sea, Wetlands
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

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