Siguiri

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Siguiri
A village outside Siguri
A village outside Siguri
Siguiri is located in Guinea
Siguiri
Siguiri
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 11°25′N 9°10′W / 11.417°N 9.167°W / 11.417; -9.167Coordinates: 11°25′N 9°10′W / 11.417°N 9.167°W / 11.417; -9.167
Country  Guinea
Region Kankan Region
Population (2008)
 • Total 28,319

Siguiri is a city in northeastern Guinea on the River Niger. It is a sub-prefecture and capital of Siguiri Prefecture in the Kankan Region.[1] Its population was estimated at 28,319 in 2008.[2]

Siguiri children

It is known for its goldsmiths and as the birthplace of Sekouba Bambino Diabaté. It also has a former French fort, built in 1888, and an airport, Siguiri Airport.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subprefectures of Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved April 20, 2009. 
  2. ^ World Gazetteer, Retrieved on June 18, 2008

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