Bissau
in Bissau Region, Guinea-Bissau

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
11.864 and -15.598 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 11° 51' 48" and W -15° 35' 51"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - XOF
Spoken languages:
Portuguese
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:21 PM (Monday)
Timezone: Africa/Bissau
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:46 am and 7:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-10.833 and 165.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Malemgeulu
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Guinea-Bissau in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Guinea-Bissau.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guinea-Bissau. Last Update: 0000-00-00 00:00:00

Delve into Bissau

Bissau in Bissau Region with it's 388,028 habitants is located in Guinea-Bissau. It's the capital of this country.

Current time in Bissau is now 09:21 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Bissau with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports close to Bissau. The closest airport in Guinea-Bissau is Osvaldo Vieira International Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites in Gambia at a distance of 100 mi (or 162 km).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Quinhamel, Bolama, Buba, Catio and Cacheu. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

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Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 34°C / 94 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 37°C / 99 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 43%
Air Pressure 1010.1 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (5 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 46% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Tuesday, 23rd of April 2019

25°C (77 °F)
37°C (98 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019

23°C (74 °F)
34°C (93 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 25th of April 2019

23°C (74 °F)
36°C (97 °F)
Scattered clouds.

Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Neram N'Dok - Ilhas Bijagós, Guiné-Bissau

Published: May 30, 2013
Length: 00:31 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Radio Gumbe

Neram N'Dok é uma expressão Bijagó que significa "levem e guardem convosco". Este é um filme que traz consigo um olhar sobre um processo de governação participativa nas Ilhas Urok, uma...


Guiné-Bissau - nas ruas de Bissau com uma moto TVS

Published: May 21, 2009
Length: 55:19 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Douglas Amaral

Vídeo gravado nas ruas de Bissau, capital da Guiné-Bissau (Africa) em Abril/09.


Carnaval Guiné Bissau - West Africa. Praça do Império

Published: October 18, 2014
Length: 39:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Carnaval da Integração Sub-Regional e da Promoção da Cultura de Paz República da Guiné Bissau Secretária Geral de Cultura Grupo Cultural Bolama Nobo Estrutura de Actividade de Carnaval...


HISTÓRIA DE UM BAIRRO DE BISSAU.

Published: October 03, 2013
Length: 04:06 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

HISTÓRIA DE UM BAIRRO Qualquer cidadão guineense ou estrangeiro que visite hoje Bairro Militar e que pretende conhecer a sua história terá que recorrer a história da luta da libertação...


Bairro Militar. Bissau

Published: October 07, 2013
Length: 08:35 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

HISTÓRIA DE UM BAIRRO Qualquer cidadão guineense ou estrangeiro que visite hoje Bairro Militar e que pretende conhecer a sua história terá que recorrer a história da luta da libertação...


Investiture Ceremony. The President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau José Mário Vaz

Published: January 20, 2015
Length: 06:23 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Investiture Ceremony The President of the Republic of Guinea Bissau José Mário Vaz Diplomatic Delegations José Mário Vaz è un politico guineense. Ha ricoperto l'incarico di Ministro...


Carnaval Guinea Bissau - West Africa - GENTES

Published: November 10, 2014
Length: 49:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora


Carnaval Guiné Bissau. Trailer Bolama Nobo

Published: October 15, 2014
Length: 26:35 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Carnaval da Integração Sub-Regional e da Promoção da Cultura de Paz República da Guiné Bissau Secretária Geral de Cultura Grupo Cultural Bolama Nobo Estrutura de Actividade de Carnaval...


Street Food in Guinea Bissau

Published: November 29, 2012
Length: 56:55 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

Nei paesi in via di sviluppo, la diffusione dello street food cresce di pari passi con il processo di urbanizzazione, ed è ormai diventato una componente essenziale del sistema alimentare....


Feira de Artesanato de Coqueiro - Bissau -

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 30:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Armando Porpora

A.N.P.P.A. Associação Nacional de Produtores e Promotores da Arte Avenida Africana - Bissau - Artesanato “A Feira de Artesanato de “Coqueiro” constitui espaço da divulgação da...


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

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.

Located at 11.895, -15.6536 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Guinea-Bissau, Bissau

Geba River

The Geba is a river of West Africa that rises in Guinea, passes through Senegal, and reaches the Atlantic Ocean in Guinea-Bissau. It is about 340 miles in total length. Its tributary the Colufe River joins the Geba at Bafatá. After passing by Geba town and Bambadinca, the river broadens into a wide estuary below Xime (where it is joined by the Corubal River), with a total width of about 10 miles at Bissau.

Located at 11.7222, -15.6444 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geba River, Rivers of Guinea, Rivers of Guinea-Bissau, Rivers of Senegal

Biombo Region

Biombo is a region in western Guinea-Bissau, with an area of 840 km. Its capital is Quinhámel. Its population in 2004 was 63,835, compared with 60,400 at the 1991 Census. Biombo is divided into 3 sectors: Prabis Quinhamel Safim See also: Regions of Guinea-Bissau

Located at 11.8333, -15.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Biombo Region, Regions of Guinea-Bissau

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.

Located at 11.8435, -15.5908 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Guinea-Bissau, National stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums, Buildings and structures in Bissau

Safim

Safim is a Sector in the Biombo Region of Guinea-Bissau.

Located at 11.95, -15.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Geography of Guinea-Bissau, Sectors of Guinea-Bissau, Populated places 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.

Located at 11.8455, -15.596 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Organizations based in Denmark, Science and technology in Denmark, Organisations based in Guinea-Bissau

Cumeré

Cumeré is a town in the Oio Region of Guinea-Bissau. {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:11|54|N|15|32|W|region:GW_type:city_source:GNS-enwiki|| |primary |name= }}

Located at 11.9, -15.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guinea-Bissau

Nhacra

Nhacra is a town in the Oio Region of Guinea-Bissau.

Located at 11.9667, -15.55 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Oio Region, Populated places in Guinea-Bissau, Sectors of Guinea-Bissau

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.

Located at 11.8602, -15.5864 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Guinea-Bissau, Bissau

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.

Located at 11.85, -15.5667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
2010s coups d'état and coup attempts, Conflicts in 2012, 2012 in Guinea-Bissau

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Bissau.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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