Télimélé

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Télimélé
Télimélé is located in Guinea
Télimélé
Télimélé
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 10°54′N 13°02′W / 10.900°N 13.033°W / 10.900; -13.033
Country  Guinea
Region Kindia Region
Population (2008)
 • Total 15,973


Télimélé is a town in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea . Its population was estimated at 15,973 in 2008. [1]It is the capital of Télimélé Prefecture.[2]

Guémé Sangan[edit]

Guémé Sangan was a fortress of Koli Tenguella located at Télimélé. On 20 February 1888, Almamy Sori and the Chiefs of the Fouta Théocratique ceded Guémé Sangan, and territory of Koli Tengela's capital to the French negotiator Aimé Olivier de Sanderval. This was signed by Almamy Ibrahima Sori the son of d’Abdoul Gadiri and Thierno Ibrahima chief of the Province of Timbi Touni.[3]

It has a district hospital with 44 beds. [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ World Gazetteer, Retrieved on June 18, 2008
  2. ^ "Subprefectures of Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved February 26, 2009. 
  3. ^ "Télimelé : Destination touristique tous azimuts". News from Guinea. Retrieved 20 February 2016. 
  4. ^ "The Guinean town that overcame Ebola". World Health Organization. October 2014. Retrieved 28 October 2014. 

Coordinates: 10°54′N 13°02′W / 10.900°N 13.033°W / 10.900; -13.033