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Guinea-Bissau is a country located in West Africa, bordered by Senegal to the north and Guinea to the south and east. The official language is Portuguese, and the currency is the West African CFA franc. Guinea-Bissau has a semi-presidential representative democratic republic form of government, and the current President is Umaro Sissoco Embaló.

Guinea-Bissau has a developing economy based on agriculture and fishing. The country is known for its diverse culture, with many ethnic groups and traditional music and dances. Guinea-Bissau also has a rich history as a former Portuguese colony. It also has a rich biodiversity and several protected areas such as the Orango National Park and the Boloma Bijagós Biosphere Reserve. The capital and largest city is Bissau, known for its historic sites such as the Bissau Fortress and the Presidential Palace.