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Guinea Facts Info Stuff (GN):

Guinea Latitude Facts: 10.055 and Guinea Longitude Facts: -12.2833333333333

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Guinea Regions are: Boke Conakry Dinguiraye Labe Lola

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Source: CIA - The World Factbook