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Kouroussa Destination Guide

Explore Kouroussa in Guinea

Kouroussa in the region of Kankan Region with its 14,223 inhabitants is a place in Guinea - some 269 mi or ( 433 km ) East of Conakry , the country's capital city .

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Time in Kouroussa is now 08:04 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Conakry " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Kenema, Freetown, Bo, Siguiri, and Sangarella. Since you are here already, consider visiting Kenema . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Kouroussa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Afrika, Guinée, Babila, a traditional Malinke village

10:16 min by vermeele
Views: 5737 Rating: 4.64

600 km inland from Conakry, crossing the river Djoliba you enter a village called Babila. Visitors are welcomed with drum and dance. Life is hard but people seem to enjoy life more than most people in ..

Taama Taama ani N´Fa Douwa

15:48 min by artmetisse
Views: 68 Rating: 5.00

Taama Taama ani N´Fa Douwa (Walking with N´Fa Douwa) is an experimental documentary about a journey in West Africa with an old man, N'Fa Douwa. His four words draw our steps through his village in the ..


ZONA VIP

0:44 min by Fulgen lam
Views: 13 Rating: 5.00

Como se puede apreciar, tambien hay zonas que aparentemente se diferencian del resto, pero en la realidad, solo es fachada, las verdaderas fortunas de conakry estan situadas en zonas que no son de pas ..

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Interesting facts about this location

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 0 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 0 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 0 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 20 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Babila

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

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Located at 10.65 -9.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 22 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea