Conakry is the capital and largest city of Guinea. It is a port city on the Atlantic Ocean and serves as the economic, financial and cultural centre of Guinea.
Attractions in Conakry include the Guinea National Museum, several markets, the Guinea Palais du Peuple, Conakry Grand Mosque (which was built by Ahmed Sékou Touré), the city's nightlife and the nearby Iles de Los. The city is noted for its botanical garden. The Polytechnical Institute of Conakry is also located in Conakry.
Things to see and do
* Conakry National Museum
* Presidential Palace
* Conakry Botanical Garden
* Marche Madina - market
* Conakry Grand Mosque
Cruise Season - Oct - May
Currency - Guinean franc (GNF)
Language - French
Land Area - 2,624 kmÂ² approx
Population - 2,000,000 kmÂ²
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code - +224
Port Location - The port at Conakry is centrally located in downtown Conakry.
Travel Links - The best air route is via Dakar, Senegal - a 1 hour flight on Air Senegal - on most days of the week.