in Kouroussa of Kankan Region, Guinea

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
10.650 and -9.883 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 10° 38' 59" and W -9° 52' 59"
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: 05:48 AM (Friday)
Timezone: Africa/Conakry
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:23 am and 7:06 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: 3,4 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: 2020-07-09 07:21:54

Delve into Kouroussa

Kouroussa in Kouroussa (Kankan Region) with it's 14,223 habitants is a city located in Guinea about 269 mi (or 433 km) east of Conakry, the country's capital town.

Current time in Kouroussa is now 05:48 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Africa / Conakry with an UTC offset of zero hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Kouroussa. The closest airport in Guinea is Kankan Airport in a distance of 43 mi (or 69 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Kankan, Dinguiraye, Siguiri, Faranah and Mandiana. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 27°C / 80 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 80 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 17%
Air Humidity 79%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 99% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Saturday, 11th of July 2020

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (71 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Sunday, 12th of July 2020

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Monday, 13th of July 2020

26°C (79 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

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.

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.

Located at 10.6528, -9.885 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Prefectures of Guinea, Kankan Region


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.

Located at 10.65, -9.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in the Kankan Region, Sub-prefectures of Guinea


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

Located at 10.65, -9.88333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Guinea

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Kurussa, Kouroussa