in Kankan Prefecture of Kankan Region, Guinea

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.385 and -9.306 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 23' 7" and W -9° 18' 20"
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: 09:40 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Conakry
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:14 am and 6:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.302 and 168.820 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Guinea in Western Africa

Safety Score: 3,5 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Guinea.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guinea. Last Update: 2022-05-19 07:20:23

Discover Kankan

Kankan in Kankan Prefecture (Kankan Region) with it's 114,009 citizens is a city in Guinea about 303 mi (or 488 km) east of Conakry, the country's capital city.

Local time in Kankan is now 09:40 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Conakry with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Kankan. The closest airport in Guinea is Kankan Airport in a distance of 1 mi (or 1 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kouroussa, Mandiana, Siguiri, Kerouane and Yanfolila. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 36°C / 98 °F

Morning Temperature 24°C / 75 °F
Evening Temperature 37°C / 98 °F
Night Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 30%
Air Pressure 1010 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 7 km/h (4 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 77% of sky
General Conditions Broken clouds

Friday, 20th of May 2022

36°C (96 °F)
24°C (76 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.

Saturday, 21st of May 2022

33°C (91 °F)
28°C (82 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 22nd of May 2022

33°C (92 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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ギニア編 ダート走行に泣かされた日 カンカン→ベイラ

Published: March 07, 2019
Length: 50:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: メタボンの地球ZIGZAG

久々のダート走行に四苦八苦wタケヤンから事前に250km程度のダート走行が待っているぞと情報をもらった。 宿泊したホテルのオーナーが英語が...

メタボンとタケヤンの雑談トーク 第一回 ギニア編

Published: March 07, 2019
Length: 20:28 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: メタボンの地球ZIGZAG

アフリカ縦断#バイク旅#ギニア#gnia ↓ ↓第一回 メタボンとタケヤンの雑談トーク↓ ↓ 1. 子牛とバイクの接触事故! 2. 悪夢のフランスパン!...

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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.


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.

Located at 10.3833, -9.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kankan, Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea

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.

Located at 10.3847, -9.30694 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prefectures of Guinea, Kankan Region

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.

Located at 10.3751, -9.30176 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Kankan, Universities in Guinea, Educational institutions established in 1968

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kankan, Канкан, KNN, カンカン, 캉칸, Kankanas, کانکان