Guinea-Bissau Flag SVGGuinea-Bissau Country Codes

Guinea-Bissau, formally known as the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, a subregion of the region Africa. Its capital city is Bissau. Guinea-Bissau is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for Guinea-Bissau, is GW, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is GNB. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for Guinea-Bissau is 624. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for Guinea-Bissau is +245, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in Guinea-Bissau. Online, websites in Guinea-Bissau are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .gw, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in Guinea-Bissau is the CFA Franc BCEAO, denoted by the currency alphabetic code XOF. Commonly known as the CFA Franc BCEAO, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to Guinea-Bissau, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal namethe Republic of Guinea-Bissau
Sub regionSub-Saharan Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2GW
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3GNB
ISO 3166-1 Numeric624

Dialing Code

Dialing code+245

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate codeGW
UN m49 code624
GAUL code105
MARC codepg
WMO codeGW
EDGAR codeS0
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa / Bissau+00:00+00:00

Neighbouring countries

CountryCapitalISO codesDialing codeTLD
Flag of GuineaGuineaConakryGN /
Flag of SenegalSenegalDakarSN /

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Bissau (SAB)autonomous sectorGW-BS
Bolama / BijagósregionGW-BL



Guinea-Bissau is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

Bissau serves as the capital of Guinea-Bissau.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for Guinea-Bissau is GW, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is GNB, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 624. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for Guinea-Bissau is +245.

The top-level domain (TLD) for Guinea-Bissau-specific internet addresses ends with .gw.

The currency code of Guinea-Bissau includes the currency alphabetic code XOF and the currency numeric code 952. The currency is referred to as the CFA Franc BCEAO. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The license plate code for Guinea-Bissau is GW.

The UN M49 code for Guinea-Bissau is 624. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for Guinea-Bissau is 105. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for Guinea-Bissau is pg. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for Guinea-Bissau is PU. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for Guinea-Bissau is GW. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for Guinea-Bissau is GBS. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The EDGAR code for Guinea-Bissau is S0. EDGAR, or the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, performs automated collection, validation, indexing, acceptance, and forwarding of submissions by companies and others who are required by law to file forms with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The FIFA code for Guinea-Bissau is GNB. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

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