Another sub-Saharan country that has a history of numerous coups and many poor people. Guinea has one of the highest concentrations of minerals for an African country. This has resulted in the country being pillaged for its riches by foreign countries. At the end of 2010 Guinea was able to have a fair and equal election which means this country is on the road to recovery.
Continent: Africa Population: 10,050,000 HDI Rank: 170th Neighbors: North - Senegal, Guinea-Bissau and Mali, South - Sierra Leone, Liberia and Cote d' Ivorie