Conakry, Guinea

Conakry is the capital and largest city of Guinea. It occupies the Kaloum Peninsla that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean. The city has close to two million inhabitants (2012 estimate), representing about a quarter of the population of Guinea. Conakry originally occupied the tiny Tombo Island. Since then it has grown to occupy the […]


The archipelago of the Azores extend some 600 km (370 mi) from northwest to southeast. The islands have a total land area of 2,346 sq km (906 sq mi). The islands forming the archipelago are Corvo, Faial, Flores, Graciosa, Pico, Sa~o Jorge, Sa~o Miguel, Santa Maria and Terceira. The functions of the capital are shared […]