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Kankan Destination Guide

Discover Kankan in Guinea

Kankan in the region of Kankan Region with its 114,009 habitants is a place located in Guinea - some 303 mi or ( 488 km ) East of Conakry , the country's capital .

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Local time in Kankan is now 04:47 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Conakry " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Kenema, Freetown, Bo, Soumankoue, 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 Kankan ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Kankan Prefecture

Kankan is a prefecture located in the Kankan Region of Guinea. The capital is Kankan. The prefecture covers an area of 11,564 km. ² and has an estimated population of 235,000.

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Located at 10.38 -9.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Kankan Region, Prefectures of Guinea

Kankan

Kankan is the largest city in Guinea in land area, and the third largest in population at 207,790 http://www. world-gazetteer. com/wg. php?x=&men=gcis&lng=en&des=wg&srt=npan&col=adhoq&msz=1500&geo=-89 (2009). The city is located on the Milo River in eastern Guinea and lying about 345 miles east of Conakry. The population of the city is largely from the Mandinka ethnic group. Kankan serves as the capital and largest city of Kankan Prefecture and Kankan Region.

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Located at 10.38 -9.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Kankan, Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Julius Nyerere University of Kankan

Julius Nyerere University of Kankan, also Université de Kankan is a university in Kankan, Guinea. It is named after Julius Nyerere, Tanzania's first president. The university was established in 1968 after the Julis Nyerere Normal School that proceeded it was turned into a national university in affiliation with the Gamal Abdel Nasser University in Conakry.

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Located at 10.38 -9.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in 1968, Kankan, Universities in Guinea

Kankan Region

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. Prefectures of Kankan Region include: Kankan Prefecture Kérouané Prefecture Kouroussa Prefecture Mandiana Prefecture Siguiri Prefecture

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Located at 10.50 -9.25 (Lat./Long.); Less than 14 km away
Tags: Kankan Region, Regions of Guinea

Kanfamoriyah

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

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Located at 10.55 -9.42 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

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