Forécariah

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Forécariah
Sub-prefecture and town
Forécariah is located in Guinea
Forécariah
Forécariah
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 9°26′N 13°05′W / 9.433°N 13.083°W / 9.433; -13.083
Country  Guinea
Region Kindia Region
Prefecture Forécariah Prefecture
Elevation 256 ft (78 m)
Population (2008 est.)
 • Total 21,710

Forécariah is a Sub-prefecture and town located in western Guinea. Population 21,710 (2008 est).[1]

It is the capital of Forécariah Prefecture.

Famous people[edit]

It was the birthplace of Henri Duparc, the film director.

Mining[edit]

Forecariah is a possible station on a heavy duty railway between Kalia mine and Matakong port for the export of iron ore.[2] One of the mines is at Kalia.[3]

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Coordinates: 09°26′00″N 13°05′00″W / 9.43333°N 13.08333°W / 9.43333; -13.08333