Kindia


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Kindia

(kĭn`dyə), town (1996 pop. 287,607), W Guinea. A rail and road hub, Kindia is the trade center for an area where bananas, manioc, rice, fruits, and vegetables are grown and bauxite is mined. Wood is processed for use in furniture factories outside Conakry. Kindia has a fruit research center, a medical center, and a school of agriculture.
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Kindia

 

a city in the Republic of Guinea. Population, 25,000 (1964).

Kindia is connected with Conakry by railroad and highway. It is the trading center for the surrounding agricultural region (bananas, pineapples, rice, and citrus fruits). The city has food-processing enterprises, and there are major bauxite deposits in the area. Exploitation of these deposits is being carried out with the assistance of the USSR (on the basis of a 1969 agreement).

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