Country codes Guinea-Bissau

ISO 3166-1 2 letter

GW

ISO 3166-1 3 letter

GNB

Internet TLD

.gw

Phone calling code

245

Large airports

N/A

Medium airports

1

Small airports

5

Heliports

N/A

Total airports

6

Largest airports in Guinea-Bissau

There are no large airports in Guinea-Bissau.

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality

Airport codes in Guinea-Bissau

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ICAO IATA Name Type Municipality
GGOV OXB Osvaldo Vieira International Airport Medium airport Bissau

About Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau (native name: Guiné-Bissau) is a country located in Western Africa. In total, the population of the country reaches 1.5 million inhabitants. Its capital is Bissau.

The international country code of Guinea-Bissau is GW or GNB. Neighbouring countries are Guinea and Senegal.

The common language in Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese(Português).
The only officially used currency is West African CFA franc. If you want to exchange money, check the current value of the West African CFA franc with the value of your local currency at the money exchange office.

There are 0 large, 1 medium and about 5 small airports in Guinea-Bissau.

Travel to Guinea-Bissau

Tourism

If you need more tourist information we can advise you to buy a guide for Guinea-Bissau

Health

  • Malaria
    Malaria occurs in this country. Protect yourself from mosquito bites. Precautions are personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine the right actions
  • Hepatitis A
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country
  • Hepatitis B
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Yellow fever
    Yellow fever occurs in this country. Vaccination is mandatory for all travelers
  • Tyfoid
    The vaccination advice is personal. Consult a qualified medical professional to determine whether vaccination is useful for you
  • Cholera
    The authorities require a so-called cholera declaration when you enter the country by land
  • DTP
    Vaccination is recommended for all travelers to this country

Tap water

The tap water in Guinea-Bissau is not safe to drink. Be sure to drink bottled water.

Weather

The historical average temperature lies between 25.1°C (January) and 27.1°C (April).

Emergency

When travelling abroad keep in mind that the response times and services available on the other end of the call may be different than those in your own country.

Police
117
Ambulance
18
Fire departmemt
442-020

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Car rental

Rent a car in Guinea-Bissau

Find a rental car at your destination airport to make the most out of your trip to Guinea-Bissau.

When traveling abroad, we mostly have a limited amount of time to experience the beautiful sights and activities and often end up we really want to do. Renting a car lets you travel at your own leisure and get to the spots you want to visit in Guinea-Bissau quickly and hassle-free.

Car rental services often include a GPS system, providing you with the perfect opportunity to explore the country without getting lost. You can drive wherever you want to go.

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Travel insurance

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Travel insurance helps protect against the unexpected. A primary incentive to get travel insurance can be for the emergency medical assistance. It’s a wise thing to get travel insurance because you can easily spend over GBP 10,000 for treatment and transportation expenses. Don’t wait too long before purchasing a travel insurance because many travel insurance coverages require you to purchase your plan within a specific number of days of making that initial trip deposit if the coverage is to be in effect.

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