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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Conakry (Konakry)

About Conakry

Satellite view is showing Conakry, chief port and the national capital of Guinea. The nation's largest city is located on Tombo (Tumbo) Island and Conakry (Kaloum) peninsula bordering the North Atlantic Ocean. Tombo Island is connected with the mainland by a causeway.

Fishing boats, Conakry
Fishing boats Conakry
Image: Sebastián Losada
The former fishing villages of Conakry and Boubinet became the capital of French Guinea in 1904 (a French colonial possession at that time). Guinea was ruled by France until 1958.

Today Conakry has a city population of about 1 million inhabitants, and 1.5 to 2 million live in its metropolitan area, thats almost a quarter of Guinea's population. Spoken languages are French (official) and various native African languages predominantly Fula, Mandinka and Susu.
The city is the administrative, and economic center of the nation.

Conakry has a tropical monsoon climate with a wet season from June to October and a dry season from December to April.

The map shows a city map of Conakry with expressways, and main roads, and the location of Conakry International Airport (IATA code: CKY) about 13 km by road (via N.1) northeast of the city center.

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Local Time Conakry:
Saturday-June-25  10:45  
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City Coordinates: 9°31′N 13°42′W
   
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