Mandiana

Mandiana
Traditional farming Guinea.jpg
Mandiana is located in Guinea
Mandiana
Mandiana
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 10°38′N 8°41′W / 10.633°N 8.683°W / 10.633; -8.683
Country Guinea
RegionKankan Region
PrefectureMandiana Prefecture
Government
 • MayorIbrahima Sira Diakité
Population
 (2014)
 • Total25,791

Mandiana is a town located in eastern Guinea. It is the capital of Mandiana Prefecture. As of 2014 the town and surrounding sub-prefecture had a population of 25,791 people.[1]

There are notable gold reserves in the area. It is part of the Birimian rocks, of the Ashanti Gold Belt. It is situated in the Bougouni basin and is underlain by sedimentary rocks of the Upper Birimian Group. The Morila-Syama Gold Belt (known as Morila mine) is located towards the east of the Bougouni basin and is one of the largest gold mines in the area.

References

  1. ^ "Guinea". Institut National de la Statistique, Guinea, accessed via Geohive. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 12 September 2014.

External links

  • Article on gold mining in Mandiana

Coordinates: 10°38′N 8°41′W / 10.633°N 8.683°W / 10.633; -8.683


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