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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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Emirates on Sunday launched services to Conakry in the Republic of Guinea, marking its 24th destination in Africa and sixth new destination launch since January 2013.
The Secretary-General is concerned about reports of ongoing violent clashes in Guinea, which started in Conakry on Thursday," said a statement released by a UN spokesman.
Le Camerounais Samuel Eto'o, star du football mondial, est arrive vendredi apres-midi a Conakry oE il a ete accueilli en heros et oE il doit visiter un centre destine a former de jeunes talents de ce sport, selon un journaliste de l'AFP.
Oil & gas company Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE:HDY) said on Wednesday that its Sabu-one exploration well reached the planned total depth of 11,844 feet, in a water depth of 2,329 feet, southwest of Conakry, Guinea, West Africa.
International Resource News-March 3, 2011--Guinea orders halt of United Co Rusal PLC's export of alumina via Conakry port(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: Dakar - Moroccan Prime Minister Abbas El Fassi was received, on Tuesday in Conakry, by president-elect Alpha Conde, to whom he conveyed a message from HM King Mohammed VI.
Top US and French diplomats held talks in Morocco on Tuesday with Konate about the need to restore civilian rule in Conakry.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Republic of Guinea announced on December 8 they had signed a loan agreement for Euro 12 million from the EIBs risk capital resources for financing the development of Conakry harbour, the republic's main commercial harbour.
A reception was hosted by Hyperdynamics at the Hotel Novotel in Conakry that included over 300 guests from the government, the diplomatic corps, business leaders, military and press.
QNA : Conakry -- The Emir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani and President of Guinea Professor Alpha Conde oversaw the signing of a number of agreements and Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) at Sheraton Hotel in Conakry on Friday.
With the AfDB funds, the company will be able to set up the clinker production plant in Souguta, around 200km from the Guinean capital city of Conakry.