Results for: Guinea-bissau

Are guinea pigs from New Guinea?

No. They originated in the area of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru in South America. There are a large number of theories on why they came to be known as "Guinea Pigs", one being t (MORE)

What is guinea?

Geography: Guinea - Place in West Africa formrly called as French guinea Zoology: Guinea fowl - Flightless bird belonging to the order same as pheasants and turkeys; monogamou (MORE)
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Who discovered guinea?

The Portuguese "discovered" almost all west Africa around the XV century although no regime was imposed (in 1450). The land was already occupied so the verb "discover" is in m (MORE)

Is Papua New Guinea and New Guinea both in Guinea?

No, Papua New Guinea is in the Pacific. It is the country on the eastern half of the island of New Guinea, although it is sometimes called New Guinea for short. The western ha (MORE)

What is the language of Guinea-Bissau?

Many people in Guinea-Bissau speak the official language of Portuguese, inasmuch as it was a colony of Portugal. Other languages are a mixture of native African languages incl (MORE)