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Guinea Arts and Literature

Literature Modern fiction, written in French, first began to gain attention at the time of independence (1958) but is based on an old and rich oral storytelling tradition. West Africa’s griots, professional storytellers, are well known as mediators of oral heritage. The two most renowned authors, Camara Laye and DT Niane, have used the stories… Read More »

Guinea Sightseeing Places

Money National currency: 1 Guinea Franc divided into 100 centimes. Currency abbreviation: FG, GNF. – ABBREVIATIONFINDER.ORG There are 5,000, 1,000 and 500 FG banknotes. Coins with a value of 25, 10, 5 and 1 FG are in circulation. Currency exchange: The exchange rates in the capital are best. Outside of Conakry, only cash is exchanged in… Read More »