Prayer times in Guinea-bissau

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About Guinea-bissau

Located on the West African coast, Guinea-Bissau is a small yet culturally rich country with a history marked by Portuguese colonization and a struggle for independence. The country's name is derived from the Guinea region of West Africa that lies along the Gulf of Guinea and the Bissau, its capital city. The official language is Portuguese, and it has a population of about 1.9 million people. Despite its size, the country is ethnically diverse with several ethnic African languages spoken, the most widely spoken being Crioulo, a Portuguese-based creole language. Guinea-Bissau's culture is a blend of West African and Portuguese influences, reflected in its music, dance, and food. The country has a strong tradition of music, with genres such as gumbe and kussunde having originated here. Guinea-Bissau is predominantly rural, with fishing and agriculture being the backbone of its economy. It's among the world's largest producer of cashew nuts, which makes up a significant part of the country's exports. The Bijagos Archipelago, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, offers unique biodiversity with its marine and terrestrial ecosystems providing a home to a variety of wildlife, including sea turtles, hippopotamus, and diverse bird species. Despite its natural and cultural wealth, the country faces considerable challenges in terms of development and political stability.