Etiquette in Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau is located in west central Africa and has a population of 1.7 million people.

The nation is a unitary semi-presidential republic.

The official language of Guinea-Bissau is Portuguese, though Upper Guinea Creole is a recognized national language.

Citizens are split between following Islam and indigenous practices, with a minority of people being Christians.

The currency of Guinea-Bissau is the West African CFA franc.

Photography Etiquette

You should ask permission before taking photos, though you may be invited to do so. Don’t take pictures of military bases or government facilities.

Dining & Visiting Homes Etiquette

Always dine with the right hand.