Bissagos Islands

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Bissagos Islands:

see Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau
, officially Republic of Guinea-Bissau, republic (2005 est. pop. 1,416,000), 13,948 sq mi (36,125 sq km), W Africa. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean in the west, on Senegal in the north, and on Guinea in the east and south.
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The 88 islands that make up the Bijagos Archipelago, combined with a military still able to sidestep the authority of the civilian government with impunity, continue to make the country a favorite transshipment center for drugs.
It is partly protected from the fishing trawlers by rocks and banks of sand surrounding the Bijagos archipelago.