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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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As the 18-month epidemic waned in August 2015, Ebola KAP were assessed in a survey among residents of Guinea recruited through multistage cluster sampling procedures in the nation's eight administrative regions (Boke, Conakry, Faranah, Kankan, Kindia, Labe, Mamou, and Nzerekore).
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The plan to do business in Morocco seemed expedient to Souleyman, who had worked himself up from trade in second-hand clothes in Conakry to the trade and barter of clothes and food products in the Kindia region.
The following districts were included: Kissidougou, Gueckedou, Macenta, Nzerekore and Lola (Forest Guinea), Dubreka, Coyah, Forecariah, Telemele and Kindia (Lower Guinea).
However, in December 2014 (epidemiologic week 52), the epidemic peaked in Conakry and the 4 surrounding prefectures (Figure 1); at that time, EVD cases in Conakry, Coyah, Dubreka, Kindia, and Forecariah represented most cases in Guinea.
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.
Il fut ensuite transfere a la maison d'arret de Kindia, chef-lieu de la Basse-Guinee ou il a ete detenu pendant 11 mois, sans motif valable, avant d'atterrir enfin a la Maison centrale de Conakry courant annee 1992.