Dinguiraye

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Dinguiraye
Sub-prefecture and town
Market in Dinguiraye
Market in Dinguiraye
Dinguiraye is located in Guinea
Dinguiraye
Dinguiraye
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 11°18′N 10°43′W / 11.300°N 10.717°W / 11.300; -10.717
Country  Guinea
Region Faranah Region
Prefecture Dinguiraye Prefecture
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 47,250

Dinguiraye is a small town in northern Guinea, known for its large mosque which until recently was thatched. As of 2014 it had a population of 47,250 people.[1]

The town is also home to an important Islamic group founded by El Hadj Umar Tall in the nineteenth century.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Guinea". Institut National de la Statistique, Guinea, accessed via Geohive. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 

Coordinates: 11°18′N 10°43′W / 11.300°N 10.717°W / 11.300; -10.717