This article is about the city in Guinea. For the town in the United States, see Mamou, Louisiana. Mamou Sub-prefecture and town Mamou market Mamou Location in Guinea Coordinates: 10°23′N 12°05′W / 10.383°N 12.083°W / 10.383; -12.083Coordinates: 10°23′N 12°05′W / 10.383°N 12.083°W / 10.383; -12.083 Country Guinea Region Mamou Region Prefecture Mamou Prefecture Population (2008) • Total 76,269 Mamou is a city and sub prefecture in a valley of the Fouta Djallon area of Guinea. Population 76,269 (2008 est). Contents 1 History, 2 See also, 3 Namesake, 4 References, 5 External links, History: It grew around the railway line from Conakry to Kankan and soon became the local administrative headquarters. Its main industry used to be until the 1990s decade meat processing, while it also acts as an important transport hub. All vehicles going to the Fouta Jallon, the forest region or Haute Guinée have to travel through Mamou.

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