Mamou

Mamou
Sub-prefecture and town
Mamou market
Mamou market
Mamou is located in Guinea
Mamou
Mamou
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 10°23′N 12°05′W / 10°23′N 12°05′W / 10.383; -12.083
Country   Guinea
Region Mamou Region
Prefecture Mamou Prefecture
Population (2008)
 • Total 76,269

Mamou is a city and sub-prefecture in a valley of the Fouta Djallon area of Guinea. Population 76,269 (2008 est). [1]

History

It grew around the railway line from Conakry to Kankan and soon became the local administrative headquarters. Its main industry used to be until the 1990s decade meat processing, while it also acts as an important transport hub. All vehicles going to the Fouta Jallon, the forest region or Haute Guinée have to travel through Mamou.

Other Languages
български: Маму
français: Mamou (Mali)
한국어: 마무 (기니)
italiano: Mamou (Guinea)
lietuvių: Mamu
Bahasa Melayu: Mamou
Nederlands: Mamou (Guinee)
日本語: マムー
polski: Mamou
português: Mamou
română: Mamou
русский: Маму
suomi: Mamou
اردو: مامؤ
中文: 馬木