digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















For other uses, see Timbo (disambiguation).
Sub-prefecture and town
Timbo is located in Guinea
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]


  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

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timbo — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.

434 news items

Northwest Georgia News
Wed, 24 Sep 2014 01:26:15 -0700

Tim McGinnis will smoke the pork and prepare his Timbo sauce to serve with it. The pork plates will be available for $8.00 per plate and a combination plate for $11.00 that includes a drink and a choice of dessert. People visiting the market can not ...
Quad City Herald
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:45:00 -0700

"The passing game looked great tonight," Brewster head coach Jake Johanson said. "The receivers caught the ball, guys were hustling around, and the offensive line gave us all kinds of time. Timbo (Taylor) had plenty of time to sit in the pocket and ...

The Drum

The Drum
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 08:00:00 -0700

... the weekend – which we have been reliably informed was “carnage”. Romance was in the air and we are told a total three couples were formed. A highlight of the weekend was Frazer getting a bloody nose and being knocked off a bike in a duel with Timbo.
Baxter Bulletin
Sun, 21 Sep 2014 21:09:11 -0700

Joseph Edward Templin, 35, of Timbo was sentenced to three days in jail, credited for three days served and fined $50 for failure to appear. Alfred L. Wiginton, 50, of Mountain Home was sentenced to 90 days in jail, with 86 days suspended, credited for ...

News & Observer

News & Observer
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

Stanley's Jay Sessoms narrowly lost Carolina Speedway's Late Model title to Timbo Mangum, finishing just five points behind the Lancaster, S.C., resident. Robbie Bailey and Bandon O'Neil, both of Mooresville, finished third and fourth, respectively, in ...
Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:37:30 -0700

We don't want to rush into comparisons, but the snippets sound like the best of Lil Mo, Nicki Minaj, Yummy Bingham, and Lauryn Hill rolled into one pastel-pitched vocal, over vintage Timbo bells and whistles. Hear for yourself below, and catch up with ...
The Independent Tribune
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:07:30 -0700

A solid second place finish at Montgomery Motor Speedway Saturday for Kannapolis racer Daniel Hemric has him just six points out of first place in the Southern Super Series championship race. Anderson Bowen of Suwanee, Ga. won the 50th running of the ...
Cape May County Herald (press release)
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:06:25 -0700

After that , as the election draws near , Timbo ( as he likes to call himself) no doubt , will celebrate the constitution and pay homage to God , motherhood , the flag and apple pie - in no particular order . So , keep a barf bag handy when you read ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!