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Famako Destination Guide

Discover Famako in Guinea

Famako in the region of Kankan Region is a town located in Guinea - some 270 mi or ( 434 km ) East of Conakry , the country's capital .

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Local time in Famako is now 05:11 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Conakry " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Kenema, Freetown, Bo, Yarane, and Siguiri. When in this area, you might want to check out Kenema . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Famako ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kiniéro

Kiniéro is a town and sub-prefecture in the Kouroussa Prefecture in the Kankan Region of eastern-central Guinea.

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Located at 10.40 -9.75 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Kouroussa

Kouroussa (var. Kurussa) is a town located in northwestern Guinea, and is the capital of Kouroussa Prefecture. In 2008 it had an estimated population 10,165. A trade center and river port from at least the time of the Mali Empire, Kouroussa has long relied upon its position near the upstream limit of navigation of the Niger River to make it an important crossroads for people and goods moving between the Guinea coast and the states of the western Soudan and Niger River valley.

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Located at 10.65 -9.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Kouroukoro

Kouroukoro is a town located in northwestern Guinea, and the capital is Kouroussa. It has an estimated population of a few thousands. The town and surrounding area is a center of Malinke culture. Kouroukoro is a district in upper Guinea, Republic of Guinea, West Africa. It is part of the Prefecture of Kouroussa and sous-prefecture of Cissela. Kouroukoro lies about 500Km from the capital Conakry, about 50Km from the prefecture of Dabola and about 95Km from the prefecture of Kouroussa

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Located at 10.65 -9.88 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in Guinea

Kouroussa Prefecture

Kouroussa is a prefecture located in the Kankan Region of Guinea. The capital is Kouroussa. The prefecture covers an area of 16,220 km. ² and has an estimated population of 160,000. With Kouroussa town by far the largest in the Prefecture numbering only 10,000, the vast majority of the Prefecture's population live in small rural communities, making their living from subsistence and small scale cash crop agriculture, as well as small scale trade and mining.

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Located at 10.65 -9.89 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Kankan Region, Prefectures of Guinea

Baro, Guinea

Baro is a town and sub-prefecture in the Kouroussa Prefecture, Kankan Region, of eastern-central Guinea. Baro is the ancestral home of the President of Guinea, Alpha Condé. The President parents were born in Baro. The family later moved to Boke where Alpha Condé was born. The grande celebration of traditional festival called "fête de la mare de Baro," is held in Baro every year on the eve of the first rain. The festival attracts thousands of visitors each year

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Located at 10.62 -9.70 (Lat./Long.); Less than 21 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea