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Mansa Konko
Mansa Konko is located in The Gambia
Mansa Konko
Mansa Konko
Location in the Gambia
Coordinates: 13°28′N 15°33′W / 13.467°N 15.550°W / 13.467; -15.550Coordinates: 13°28′N 15°33′W / 13.467°N 15.550°W / 13.467; -15.550
CountryThe Gambia
Local Government AreaMansa Konko
DistrictJarra West

Mansa Konko or Mansakonko is a town in the Gambia, lying north of Soma. Formerly the home of an important chief. Mansa Konko translates as "the hill of kings" in Mandinka.[1] It was later an administrative centre under the British, from which time some buildings survive.[citation needed]

The town is the seat of the Mansa Konko Local Government Area, formerly the Lower River Division. According to the 2013 census, the Mansa Konko LGA has 82,201 residents.[2]

  1. ^ "Lower River Division".
  2. ^ "Distribution of Population by Gender and LGA". GBoS. 2017-09-20. Retrieved 2022-03-10.

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