Kankan (Maninka: Kánkàn) is the largest city in Guinea in land area, and the third largest in population, with a population of 193,830 people as of 2014. The city is located on the Milo River in eastern Guinea and lying about 345 miles east of Conak…
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Conakry (Sosso: Kɔnakiri) is the capital and largest city of Guinea. Conakry is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean and serves as the economic, financial and cultural centre of Guinea.
Conakry International Airport (IATA: CKY, ICAO: GUCY), also known as Gbessia International Airport, is an airport located in Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa. It is divided into domestic and international terminals.
Fouta Djallon is a highland region in the centre of the Republic of Guinea, West Africa. The indigenous name in the Pular language is Fuuta Jaloo.
Guinea is a country on the coast of West Africa and is bordered by Guinea-Bissau, Senegal, Mali, Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.
Labé is the main city and administrative capital of the Fouta Djallon region of Guinea. It has a population of about 200.000. It is the second largest city in the country after the capital Conakry in terms of economic importance.
Nzérékoré, also spelled N'Zérékoré, is the second largest city in Guinea by population, after the capital Conakry and the largest city in the Guinée Forestière region of south-eastern Guinea. The city is the capital of the Nzérékoré Prefecture.
Macenta is a town in southeastern Guinea, founded by the Toma people.
Timbo is a town and sub-prefecture in the Mamou Prefecture in the Mamou Region of Guinea.It is located in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea, lying north east of Mamou, in a part of the country mostly occupied by the Fula people.
Kindia is the third largest city in Guinea, lying about 85 miles north east of the nation's capital Conakry. Population 181,126 (2008 est).
Guéckédou or Guékédou is a town in southern Guinea near the Sierra Leone and Liberian borders.
Boké is the capital city of Boké Prefecture within the Boké Region of Lower Guinea near the border with Guinea-Bissau. It is also a sub-prefecture of Guinea. Located along the Rio Nuñez which flows to its not-too-distant mouth on the Atlantic Ocean,…
The Nzérékoré Region is a region in the southern part of Guinea. Its capital and largest city is Nzérékoré. It is one of the eight regions of Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d'Ivoire and the Guinean regions…
Camp Boiro or Camp Mamadou Boiro (1960 – 1984) is a defunct Guinean concentration camp within Conakry city. During the regime of President Ahmed Sékou Touré, thousands of political opponents were imprisoned at the camp.
Îles de Los (English: Loose Islands) are an island group lying off Conakry in Guinea.
The Kindia Region is located in western Guinea. It is bordered by the country of Sierra Leone and the Guinean regions of Conakry, Labé, Mamou, and Boké.
Fria is a town and Sub-prefecture in Lower Guinea, lying north of Conakry near the Amaria Dam on the Konkouré River.
Karala is a town and sub-prefecture in the Beyla Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of south-eastern Guinea.
Forécariah is a Sub-prefecture and town located in western Guinea.
Tombo Island is an island in the Atlantic Ocean at the tip of the Guinean Kaloum Peninsula, approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) east of the Loos Islands.
Stade 28 Septembre is a multi-purpose stadium in Conakry, Guinea. It is currently used mostly for football matches.
The Mamou Region is located in central Guinea. It is bordered by the country of Sierra Leone and the Guinean regions of Faranah, Labé, and Kindia.
The Kankan Region is located in eastern Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Mali and Côte d'Ivoire and the Guinean regions of Nzérékoré and Faranah.
The Faranah Region is located in east-central Guinea.
Faranah is a town and sub-prefecture in central Guinea, lying by the River Niger. As of 2014 it had a population of 78,108 people.
Boffa is a town and sub-prefecture located on Guinea's coast. It is the capital of Boffa Prefecture. Boffa is the nearest town to the mouth of the River Pongo.
The Labé Region is located in north-central Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Senegal and Mali and the Guinean regions of Faranah, Kindia, Mamou, and Boké.
Kouroussa or Kurussa is a town located in northwestern Guinea, and is the capital of Kouroussa Prefecture. As of 2014 it had a population of 39,611 people. A trade center and river port from at least the time of the Mali Empire, Kouroussa has long r…
Dinguiraye is a small town in northern Guinea, known for its large mosque which until recently was thatched.
Kaloum is an urban sub-prefecture in the Conakry Region of Guinea and one of five in the capital Conakry. Kaloum includes the city centre of Conakry.
Dubréka is a town in Guinea, lying immediately north of Conakry.
Baro is a town and sub-prefecture in the Kouroussa Prefecture, Kankan Region, of eastern-central Guinea.
Tembakounda is the location of the source of the Niger River, West Africa's longest river, which eventually empties at the Niger Delta into the Gulf of Guinea 4,180 km (2,600 mi) distant. Tembakounda is in the Djallon Mountains, low mountains rising…
Sinta is a town and sub-prefecture in the Télimélé Prefecture in the Kindia Region of western-central Guinea.
Sangarédi is mining town and sub-prefecture in western Guinea, where bauxite is mined. The ore is shipped by a railway to the port of Kamsar.
Mount Loura (Fello Loura in the Pular language) is the northernmost point and highest peak at 1,573 metres (5,161 ft) in the Fouta Djallon in northern Guinea. It is 7 km from the prefecture of Mali-ville.