Key: 4690  
Country:
Group: Portuguese
Volume: 45
Issued: 880 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 36,125 sq.km; Population - 1,315,000; Capital - Bissau
A Republic, located on the coast of western Africa, between Senegal and Guinea.
An undeveloped agricultural country, exporting peanuts and oil-palm kernels.
Formerly PORTUGUESE GUINEA a Colony and overseas province of PORTUGAL, the first
of Portuguese Colonies to gain its independence (in 1974) under the new name of
Guinea Bissau.
First stamps issued in 1974. Direct UPU membership from May 30th, 1974. Annual
output about 30, production aimed mainly at the collectors market.
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Inscriptions
ESTADO DA GUINE-BISSAU
REP.DA GUINE BISSAU overprinted on stamps of Portuguese Guinea
REPUBLICA DA GUINE-BISSAU
GUINE-BISSAU

Index
   GUINEA BISSAU
 
Currency
100 Centavos = 1 Escudo
100 Centavos = 1 Peso
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Related Countries

PORTUGUESE GUINEA
Portuguese Guinea

PORTUGAL
Portugal