Keniera

Keniera
Keniera is located in Guinea
Keniera
Keniera
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 11°04′00″N 08°49′00″W / 11.06667°N 8.81667°W / 11.06667; -8.81667
Country Guinea
RegionKankan Region
Population
 • Total2,600

Keniera (also Kéniéran, Kéniéra, Kenieran) is a town in eastern Guinea. It has a population of approximately 2,600.

In February 1882, the West African military leader Samori first engaged French forces at Keniera. After waiting for the French to exhaust their ammunition, he overcame them in an attack with spears.[1]

References

  1. ^ "Marcus Garvey - Samory - Great People of Color". Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-08-22.
  • "Les derniers jours de Keniera," L'Intrépide magazine, Oct. 10, 1910.

Coordinates: 11°05′00″N 8°50′00″W / 11.0833°N 8.8333°W / 11.0833; -8.8333


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