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Douzou Destination Guide

Discover Douzou in Guinea

Douzou in the region of Nzerekore Region is a town located in Guinea - some 374 mi or ( 602 km ) East of Conakry , the country's capital .

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Local time in Douzou is now 07:05 AM (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: New Yekepa, Sanniquellie, Monrovia, Gbarnga, and Yamoussoukro. When in this area, you might want to check out New Yekepa . Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Douzou ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Lola, Guinea

Lola is a town in the Forest Region of Guinea, lying near the Liberian border. It is the capital of Lola Prefecture and has a population 60,711 (2008 est). It is located near Mount Nimba, the highest peak in the nation. It is known for traditional medicine, cloth manufacture and as a home to the Timneh Parrot.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 7.80 -8.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Nzérékoré Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Bossou

Bossou is a town and sub-prefecture in the Lola Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of south-eastern Guinea. Much of the sub prefecture consists of the Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve.

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Located at 7.65 -8.52 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Nzérékoré Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Yekepa

Yekepa is a town in northern Liberia, lying near the Guinean border. It was the base for Lamco's iron ore mining operation until it was destroyed in the First Liberian Civil War. Nearby Guesthouse Hill is one of the highest points in the nation. The community is home to the African Bible College University. Rehabilitation of the once prosperous mining town has now been taken up by Arcelor Mittal, the steel giant. The company received the green light in May 2007 after many a controversy.

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Located at 7.58 -8.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: Nimba County, Populated places in Liberia

Yalenzou

Yalenzou is a town and sub-prefecture in the Nzérékoré Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. It is located southeast of Nzérékoré along the N2 road. The town of Nzao lies between Yalenzou and Nzérékoré.

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Located at 7.72 -8.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 19 km away
Tags: Populated places in the Nzérékoré Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is a protected area and UNESCO World Heritage Site in both Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire. A further extension of the reserve to include areas in Liberia has also been proposed. The park includes significant portions of Mount Nimba, a geographically unique area with more than 200 endemic species. These species include multiple types of duikers, big cats, civets, Chimpanzees, and several types of viviparous toads.

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Located at 7.60 -8.39 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Biosphere reserves of Guinea, Mountains of Guinea, Mountains of Ivory Coast, Nzérékoré Region, Protected areas of Ivory Coast, World Heritage Sites in Guinea, World Heritage Sites in Ivory Coast