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For other uses, see Timbo (disambiguation).
Timbo
Sub-prefecture and town
Timbo is located in Guinea
Timbo
Timbo
Location in Guinea
Coordinates: 10°38′N 11°50′W / 10.633°N 11.833°W / 10.633; -11.833
Country  Guinea
Region Mamou Region
Prefecture Mamou Prefecture
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Timbo is a town and sub-prefecture in the Mamou Prefecture in the Mamou Region of Guinea.[1]It is located in the Fouta Djallon highlands of Guinea, lying north east of Mamou, in a part of the country mostly occupied by the Fula people. It was formerly an important religious centre and is still known for its eighteenth century mosque. It is also known for its vernacular architecture, for the local mountains and for local chimpanzees.

Karamokho Alfa, who led the Fulani Jihad that established the Imamate of Futa Jallon between 1727 and 1751, was the ruler of Timbo, which became the capital of the new state.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subprefectures of Guinea". Statoids. Retrieved April 19, 2009. 
  2. ^ Gray, Richard (1975-09-18). The Cambridge History of Africa. Cambridge University Press. p. 208. ISBN 978-0-521-20413-2. Retrieved 2013-02-10. 




Coordinates: 10°38′N 11°50′W / 10.633°N 11.833°W / 10.633; -11.833


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