Etiquette in Guinea

Guinea is located in West Africa and has a population of 8.7 million people.

The nation is a presidential republic.

The official language of Guinea is French. The vernacular language is Maninka, Fula, and Susa.

Most people follow Islam, with a minority of citizens following Christianity.

The currency of Guinea is the Guinean franc.

Greeting Etiquette

Shake hands with the right hand and ask after the other person’s family and health. Holding hands between men during a greeting suggests close friendship. Men might not shake hands with women on the basis of religious beliefs.

Dress Etiquette

Conservative clothing is preferred in most business settings. In general, it is inappropriate to wear tight-fitting or revealing clothing.