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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.
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(French kɔnakri) or


(Placename) the capital of Guinea, a port on the island of Tombo. Pop: 1 465 000 (2005 est)
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(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 - a republic in western Africa on the Atlantic; formerly a French colony; achieved independence from France in 1958
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Le Horoya de Conakry s'est qualifie dans la douleur dimanche en venant a bout du Stade malien de Bamako sur le score etrique de 1 but a 0, en match retour des preliminaires de la Ligue africaine des clubs champions de football.
ES Sahel have qualified after securing a large win over Guinea's Hafia Conakry (7-1) on Saturday in Monastir (1-2 at the 1st leg in Conakry).
NNA - Prime Minister Saad Hariri eulogized Tuesday the late Hussein Fashikh, the young Lebanese emigrant who lost his life while rescuing others in the rivers of Conakry in Guinea, saying: "Martyr Hussein al-Fashikh, a Lebanese ambassador for chivalry, nobility and courage, drowned in Conakry as he was rescuing two people from an inevitable death." Hariri expressed his sincerest condolences to the family of the deceased and to all people of Btormaz in Dinnieh, asking the Lord Almighty to grant them solace to endure his sad loss and to rest his soul in peace in his vast Heavens.
Summary: Conakry [Guinea], Aug 2 (ANI): Guinea on Friday expressed its support for India's candidacy as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the term 2021-2022.
Le Wydad de Casablanca, seul representant du Maroc en Ligue des champions, a herite du club guineen de Horoya Conakry a l'issue du tirage au sort des quarts de finale de la competition continentale.
(QNA) Guinea PM meets Hammadi in Conakry Prime Minister of the Republic of Guinea Ibrahima Kassory Fofana met with Secretary-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs HE Ahmed bin Hassan al Hammadi in Conakry on Wednesday.
Saleh Gomaa scored twice against Degla-- CONAKRY - 12 September 2018: The Egyptian Embassy in Guinea provided special protection to Al Ahly football mission ahead of its match against Horoya Conakry in the CAF Champions League quarterfinal in Guinea on Friday.
NEW YORK, Aug 31 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait renewed late Thursday its support to the regional and international efforts to realize the Conakry Agreement in Guinea-Bissau.
We evaluated the proposed ESR score on 805 EVD-positive and 1,506 EVD-negative case-patients in the Conakry Ebola Treatment Center (ETC), Conakry, Guinea (2).
Twenty-one new routes will link Tunisia and several Central and Western African countries, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central Africa, Congo Brazzaville, DR Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea Conakry, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Chad and Togo.
The Emir arrived in Ivory Coast capital Abidjan Friday afternoon from Conakry in Guinea.