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Welcome to Guinea-Bissau!

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General Information

The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese.

The national currency of Guinea-Bissau is West African franc (CFA).

1 CFA equals  .
equals  CFA.

Location

Guinea-Bissau

The distance from to Guinea-Bissau is miles or km. The estimated travel time is .

Climate and Travel Season

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Safety

The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid travelling to Guinea-Bissau. Reconsider travel to Guinea-Bissau due to crime and civil unrest. Click here for the full travel advisory and further information by the U.S. government.

Dial 112 to call the police in Guinea-Bissau.

LGBT

LGBTI Travelers.

Travel Vaccinations

Your country is on the list of confirmed local Zika virus transmissions. Zika is transmitted by mosquito bites. No vaccine is yet available for the prevention or treatment of Zika virus infections.

All travelers to Guinea-Bissau should be up-to-date on the following vaccines:

  • Measles
  • Routine vaccines
  • Yellow Fever

Moreover, the following travel vaccines/medicines are recommended because there is a risk of these diseases in Guinea-Bissau:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid

The following vaccines/medicines might be needed depending on where and how long you are staying. Please consult your doctor.

  • Hepatitis B
  • Meningitis (Meningococcal disease)
  • Rabies
Visa Information

A visa might be required to travel to this country.

Make sure your passport is valid for your intended period of stay. Some countries even require your passport to be valid for six months beyond the intended date of departure.

Power Plugs

You likely need a power plug adapter in Guinea-Bissau to use your electronic devices from .

The voltage in Guinea-Bissau differs from the voltage in . You may need a voltage converter to be able to use your devices.

In Guinea-Bissau, the standard voltage is 220 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. The following power plugs are used:

  • Type C
Weather

The temperature difference between Guinea-Bissau and is °F / °C. Make sure you pack the right clothes.

No precipitation throughout the week.

Date Temperature Humidity Precipitation
Fri November 08 74–97°F  /  23–36°C 72% 7%
Sat November 09 75–98°F  /  24–37°C 61% 2%
Sun November 10 71–97°F  /  22–36°C 66% 2%
Mon November 11 71–97°F  /  22–36°C 68% 3%
Tue November 12 72–96°F  /  22–35°C 79% 8%
Wed November 13 74–96°F  /  23–36°C 79% 0%
Thu November 14 74–96°F  /  23–36°C 75% 5%
Fri November 15 74–96°F  /  23–36°C 74% 3%

Sunrise and Sunset

The sun rises at 06:56 am and sets at 06:34 pm. This equates to 11.6 hours of daylight.

When the sun rises in Guinea-Bissau, it is in . When the sun sets in Guinea-Bissau, it is in .

Taxi

Sorry, we do not have any information on taxi prices in Guinea-Bissau.

Car Rental

International driving permits are recognized in Guinea-Bissau.

Right-hand traffic, keep to the right side of the road. Keep this in mind when renting a car!

Landmarks and Activities

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Food/Drink

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Tipping Etiquette

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Travel Scams

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