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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.

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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That is why I am declaring a reinforced health emergency for a period of 45 days in the prefectures of Forecariah, Coyah, Dubreka, Boffa and Kindia," he said.
Conakry, Jan 19, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - UC RUSAL (SEHK: 486; Euronext: RUSAL/RUAL; Moscow Exchange: RUALR), a leading global aluminium producer, announces that construction of the "Centre for epidemic and microbiological research and treatment" in the Kindia administrative region of the Republic of Guinea has completed.
Anglo-African Minerals, which is planning the 2m tonne a year Kindia project (near to Rusal's operation) in Mali, does not expect any delay as a result of Ebola.
The district of Kindia in Guinea also reported its first confirmed case, the WHO said, a day after it said the spread of Ebola appeared to have stabilised in that country.
The area is inhabited by the Soussou ethnic group, which represents 20% of the country and is found in the western part along the coast, in the areas around Conakry, Forecariah and Kindia.
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I am grateful to all the inhabitants of Saare Kindia and in particular to my main consultants Mammadou Adama Bary, Alpha Bary, Mammadou Balde, Mammadou Aliou Bary and Souleymane 'Koubia' Bary, who have contributed to this study.
Improved labour productivity at the Compangnie de Bauxites de Kindia refinery led to a 13% rise in production.
UC RUSAL, a leading global aluminium producer, announces that construction of the Centre for epidemic and microbiological research and treatment in the Kindia administrative region of the Republic of Guinea has completed.