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Conakry 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. Its population was estimated in 2009 at 1,667,864. Originally situated on Tombo Island, one of the Îles de Los, it has since spread up the neighboring Kaloum Peninsula.

  • also known as Capitale D'Etat-Zone Speciale De Conakry, Région Administrative De Conakry, Capitaledetatzonespecialedeconakry, Region Administrative De Conakry, Conakry I, Conakry Ii, Capitale D’État-Zone Spéciale De Conakry
  • country: Guinea

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Google previewMemoir (1905)

by Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

FRENCH GUINEA Conakry A visit to Conakry is a most instructive lesson. One cannot fail to be impressed with the great skill and energy which in a few years has planned and constructed a modern town. Commerce was its raison d'etre, ...

Google previewEconomic Policy Reform (2002)

The Second Stage by Anne O. Krueger

One reason tariffs are so high in Conakry is that the costs of a system sized for a larger customer base are spread ...

Google previewMetropolitan Commuter Belt Tourism (2017)

by Micha? Jacenty Sznajder

Conakry is a new, poor.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Guinea (2013)

by Mohamed Saliou Camara, Thomas O'Toole, Janice E. Baker

Conakry: Imprimerie Nationale Patrice Lumumba, 1975. Touré, Ahmed Sékou. The Doctrine andMethods of the Democratic Party of Guinea. Vol. X. New ed. N.p.: N. pub., 1967.

Google previewInternational encyclopedia of adolescence (2007)

A-J, index by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Conakry: Chantal colle conseil. Copans, J. 1998. La longue marche de la modernite ́ africaine: Savoirs, intellectuels, de ́mocratie. Paris: Karthala. Devet, M. 1997. La Guine ́e. Paris: Karthala.

Google previewThe Greenwood Encyclopedia of Children's Issues Worldwide (2008)

by Irving Epstein

BP 34 Conakry Phone: 224 30 45 ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History (2005)

A - G.. 1

Conakry had been granted municipal status in 1904, but its mayor was an administrator and the African population had only a consultative and politically marginal role. In 1955, the municipal law was drastically changed, as local elections ...

Google previewCapital Cities around the World: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture (2013)

An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky

Conakry was originally a small village on Tombo Island, and began growing into a city after the French acquired Guinea from the British in 1887, made it party of the Federation of French West Africa, and began to expand commercial interests.

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Conakry, the capital city of the Republic of Guinea, had an estimated population of over one million people in the late 1990s, only a century after its official founding by the French colonial authority. The location for the new city was chosen both ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Africa (2010)

by Anthony Appiah, Henry Louis Gates

Conakry is on GuineaÕs Atlantic coast and is the nationÕs largest deep-water port. It originally comprised only Tombo Island, but today includes the Los Islands and the tip of Kaloum Peninsula, to which Tombo is connected by a causeway.

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