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The capital and largest city of Guinea, in the southwest part of the country on the Atlantic Ocean. The oldest part of the city is on an island connected with the mainland by causeway.


(French kɔnakri) or


(Placename) the capital of Guinea, a port on the island of Tombo. Pop: 1 465 000 (2005 est)


(ˈkɒn ə kri)

the capital of Guinea, in NW Africa. 705,280.
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Noun1.Conakry - a port and the capital of Guinea
French Guinea, Republic of Guinea, Guinea - a republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958
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Cherif said that Camara had left the main military camp where he lives and works and went to a military camp in downtown Conakry where the shooting occurred.
School-to-School International, which received a $45,300 grant to improve teaching conditions in primary schools near Conakry so that future generations can break the cycle of poverty prevalent in Guinea.
Bandar bin Mohammed Hajjar received at his office here today the Hajj delegation of the Republic of Guinea Conakry, headed by the Minister of Religious Affairs Abdullah Mohammed Gassi, currently on a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Thousands of Guineans stayed indoors on Monday and Tuesday to mark the killings, bringing the capital, Conakry, to a standstill.
The property is centred 30 km east of Kankan, a major regional centre in Guinea and 700 km east of Conakry, the capital city of Guinea.
Conakry, Safar 8, 1435, Dec 11, 2013, SPA -- Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, met here today with the Undersecretary of Sierra Leone's Foreign Minister on the sidelines of 40th meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ministerial Council.
Thousands of Guineans stayed indoors on Tuesday, a day after the strike began, bringing Conakry, the capital, to a standstill.
east of Guinea's capital, Conakry, on a paved highway and encompasses 240 square km.
Conakry, Safar 6, 1435, Dec 9, 2013, SPA -- President Professor Alpha Konde of Guinea received at his residence in the Guinean capital of Conakry today Prince Abdulaziz bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who is leading his country's delegation to the 40th session of the Ministerial Meeting of the Islamic Cooperation Organization.
The unrest on Monday occurred near a stadium in Conakry, the capital, where demonstrators had massed to protest against the expected decision of Moussa Dadis Camara, the country's military leader, to stand in forthcoming elections.
has the right, subject to a 15% state participation, to acquire a 100% interest in the 240 square kilometre Kouroussa Property which is located 570 kilometres east of Conakry, the capital city of Guinea.
Contract Awarded for Provide electricity management services for electricity grid at Conakry in Guinea.