town, northeastern Guinea. A port on the Niger River, it lies at the intersection of roads from Bamako (Mali), Kankan, and Dinguiraye and is 5 miles (8 km) north of the confluence of the Tinkisso River with the Niger. Siguiri is the chief market town for the cattle, corn (maize), millet, and kola nuts produced in the surrounding agricultural area. It is also a major exporter of rice grown in the river valleys. It is the site of a hospital, a central mosque, and a Roman Catholic mission (1924). The region in which Siguiri is situated is mostly savanna and is inhabited by the Malinke, Diula, and Dialonke peoples. Alluvial gold has been worked in the area since the 13th century. Pop. (1996) 26,881.

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