in Conakry Region, Guinea
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 9.538 and -13.677 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 9° 32' 16" and W -13° 40' 38"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Franc - GNF
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 07:59 AM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Africa/Conakry
- UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:12 am and 7:04 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -10.221 and 166.306 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Guinea.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guinea. Last Update: 2019-02-18 09:03:10
Delve into Conakry
Conakry in Conakry Region with it's 1,767,200 habitants is located in Guinea. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Conakry is now 07:59 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Africa / Conakry with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports close to Conakry. The closest airport in Guinea is Conakry Airport in a distance of 5 mi (or 8 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dubreka, Coyah, Forecariah, Boffa and Fria. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
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Embouteillage de lampadaire à Conakry
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Terres en Roues Libres en Guinée Conakry!
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SATAREM - REPORTAGE TV SUR LA COLLECTE DES DÉCHETS A CONAKRY OPÉRÉE PAR SATAREM
Reportage sur la collecte des déchets à Conakry opérée par SATAREM en Avril 2013 Source : "Le Journal TV" : Télévision Guinéenne le 24 Avril 2013.
SATAREM - COLLECTE DES DECHETS A CONAKRY - SITE TOTAL
SATAREM à débuter la collecte des déchets à Conakry depuis le 7 Avril 2013, nous sommes actuellement à 500 Tonnes par jour de déchets collectés. Nous nous concentrons actuellement sur...
SATAREM - COLLECTE DES DECHETS A CONAKRY - SITE TOTAL
SITE TOTAL SATAREM à débuter la collecte des déchets à Conakry depuis le 7 Avril 2013, nous sommes actuellement à 500 Tonnes par jour de déchets collectés. Nous nous concentrons actuellemen ...
SATAREM - Rencontre avec le Premier Ministre Guinéen Monsieur Mohamed Saïd Fofana
Rencontre à Conakry ( Guinée ) en Novembre 2012, avec le Premier Ministre Guinéen Monsieur Mohamed Saïd Fofana et la Société SATAREM, concernant le projet de traitement des déchets...
GUINEA : Verdict rendu par la justice, AOB condamné à perpétuité/
Le verdict sur l'attaque de la résidence du Président Alpha Condé le 19 juillet 2011 vient de tomber a constaté notre reporter sur place. Ainsi donc, le Commandant Alpha Oumar Boffa Diallo,...
Foniké 2012/ Dix Millions
Produit par Pictanovo (ex Crrav) et Micro Scopik Réalisé à Conakry en mai/juin 2012 avec Masta G, Anny Kassy, Kassangue, Boogary, Réflexion 2, Dash. Réalisation/montage: Jérémie Lenoir...
Guinea 19 july attack,appeal court judge visite Cdt AOB's jeep with expart
This Friday, May 17, the Court ordered for a second time with a judicial transportation vehicle commander AOB, parked in the grounds of the Court of Appeal of Conakry. L'objectif de ce transport...
Foniké 2013/ Mon propre piège / Masta G
Premier single extrait de l'album "Introspection" enregistré en février 2013 au Studio Urban Style de Conakry. Prod: Ahms Beatz. Mixage: Redrum. Films.................http://fonike.microscopik.co...
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
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 with a 2009 population of 1,548,500. Originally situated on Tombo Island, one of the Îles de Los, it has since spread up the neighboring Kaloum Peninsula. The population of Conakry is difficult to ascertain, although the U.S. Bureau of African Affairs has estimated it at 2 million.
University of Conakry
The Gamal Abdel Nasser University of Conakry, also known as the University of Conakry is the largest university in Guinea. Until 1984 known as the Polytechnical Institute of Conakry it was the first higher education institution in Guinea. It was built with technical assistance from the Soviet Union in 1963. The school is located in Conakry.
Îles de Los
Îles de Los (English: Loos Islands) are an island group lying off Conakry in Guinea. There are three main islands: Tamara (Fortoba), Kassa and Roume, while Coraille, Blanche and Cabris are smaller islands to the south. The islands have been inhabited for a long time. The British took possession of them, then handed them to France in 1904 in exchange for France relinquishing fishing rights in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Stade du 28 Septembre
Stade 28 Septembre is a multi-purpose stadium in Conakry, Guinea. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 people. In an attempt to host the 2016 African Cup of Nations (ANC), or Coupe d'Afrique des Nations (CAN) in French, proposals have been made to upgrade or reconstruct the 28 September Stadium to an all seater capacity of 75,000–80,000 people.
Conakry International Airport
Conakry International Airport, also known as Gbessia International Airport, is an airport located in Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa. It is divided into domestic and international terminals. The airport services a number of West African airlines such as Air Ivoire, Benin Golf Air and Slok Airlines, and a number of North African and European airlines: Brussels Airlines, Air France and Royal Air Maroc.
Lycée français Albert Camus
The Lycée Français Albert Camus (or LAC) is a small French secondary school situated in Conakry, Guinea. It caters for 750 students between the ages of 3 and 18, and teaches predominantly in French. Its curriculum and management are overseen by the French National Ministry of Education through the Agency for the Teaching of French Abroad (AEFE). The Lycée has pupils of 37 nationalities. The school closed for a while due to the political instability of September 2009.
Tombo Island is an island in the Atlantic Ocean at the tip of the Guinean Kaloum Peninsula, approximately 4 km east of the Loos Islands. The island is the site where the capital Conakry was built on. It is the site of the old city of Conakry while the new colonial city is located at Kaloum. It is linked to the peninsula by a causeway. The island was placed under a French protectorate by the king of Dubréka on 20 January 1880.
Palais du Peuple
The Palais du Peuple (Palace of the People) is a venue for important events in Conakry, Guinea. In 2008, the building underwent serious renovations prior to celebrations for Guinea's 50th anniversary of independence.
8 November Bridge
The 8 November Bridge (Pont 8 Novembre) is a bridge in Conakry, Guinea. It has strategic significance, given that the bridge cuts the Central Business District off from the rest of the city. During coups the bridge has played an important role.
Kaloum is an urban sub-prefecture in the Conakry Region of Guinea and one of five in the capital Conakry. Kaloum includes the city centre of Conakry. When Air Guinée existed, its head office was in Kaloum.
Matam is an urban sub-prefecture in the Conakry Region of Guinea and one of five in the capital Conakry.
Ratoma is an urban sub-prefecture in the Conakry Region of Guinea and one of five in the capital Conakry.
Matoto is an urban sub-prefecture in the Conakry Region of Guinea and one of five in the capital Conakry. Gbessia Airport is located in Matoto.
Tamouta is a town in eastern Guinea near the capital. Elevation 80m.
Nongo Stadium (is a description of a new multi-use stadium in Conakry, Guinea, that is currently in the under construction. Once completed in 2011, it will be used mostly for football and athletics competitions and will host some home matches for the Guinea national football team.
Gamal Abdel Nasser University
Gamal Abdel Nasser University, also Institut Polytechnique de Conakry is a university in Conakry, Guinea. The university was established in 1962 (not 1974 as the source says) with 13 schools and faculties, including medicine. It was established during a period of progressive economic development in the country after independence.
Conakry National Museum
Conakry National Museum or Guinea National Museum is the national museum of Guinea, situated in the capital, Conakry. It was established shortly after independence in 1960. It contains displays of the ethnography and prehistory of Guinea, and has a considerable collection of masks and fetishes and a range of art. The museum is located beside the Ignace Deen Hospital.
The Cathédrale Sainte-Marie is an important place of Christian worship in Conakry, Guinea. The yellow and red building is of considerable architectural interest. Monseigneur Raymond René Lérouge laid the foundation stone of the Cathedral in 1928. The Cathedral was built in the 1930s, and has impressive architecture, with Orthodox design elements. The Palais Presidentiel is behind the cathedral. Opposite is the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.
Presidential Palace (Guinea)
The Presidential Palace Sekhoutoureah (Palais présidentiel Sekhoutoureah) in Conakry, Guinea is the seat of the President. The Palais Presidentiel Sekhoutoureah is behind the Cathedrale Sainte-Marie.
Conakry Botanical Garden
Conakry Botanical Garden is a botanical garden in Conakry, Guinea. It is located in the Camayenne part of the city, with the Ambroise Paré Hospital to the south and Conakry Grand Mosque to the north. It is noted for its kapok trees.
Monument du 22 Novembre 1970, Conakry
The Monument du 22 Novembre 1970 is a monument in Conakry, Guinea that celebrates the defeat of the attempted coup led by Portuguese troops in 1970, named Operation Green Sea. On 21 November 1970 a group of Portuguese troops assisted by Guinean fighters invaded Conakry from the sea in an attempt to overthrow the Touré regime. They captured Camp Boiro and liberated the prisoners. The camp commandant Siaka Touré managed to hide, but General Lansana Diané, minister of Defense, was captured.
Marché Madina (Conakry)
Marché Medina is a busy market in Conakry, Guinea and one of the largest markets in West Africa. According to Lonely Planet it "sells anything from Chinese housewares to indigo cloth" and old magazines. Like Marché du Niger, it also sells a wide range of fruit and vegetables.
Marché du Niger
Marché du Niger (Nigerian market) is a busy market in Conakry, Guinea, slightly smaller than the other main market in the city, Marché Madina. It sells fruit and vegetables and according to Lonely Planet has a problem with pickpocketing.
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Le Salon Des Entrepreneurs De Guinée
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
More Information: eventful.com.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Konakry, Konakri, Conakry, Конакри, Κόνακρι, Konakrio, קונאקרי, CKY, コナクリ, 코나크리, Konakris, Conacri, 科納克里