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The Republic of Guinea-Bissau, in west Africa, is adjacent to Guinea and was called Portuguese Guinea until 1973 when it declared independence. The name of the country's capital, Bissau, was appended to its name in order to avoid confusion with its neighbor. The official language of the nation is Portuguese.



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