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Coordinates: 10°31′N11°27′W / 10.517°N 11.450°W / 10.517; -11.450 Coordinates: 10°31′N11°27′W / 10.517°N 11.450°W / 10.517; -11.450
CountryFlag of Guinea.svg  Guinea
Region Faranah Region
Prefecture Dinguiraye Prefecture
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)
Designated17 January 2002
Reference no.1168 [1]
Farmers cooperative in Tinkisso. Guinea Dinguiraye farmers cooperative.jpg
Farmers cooperative in Tinkisso.

Tinkisso is a village in the Dinguiraye Prefecture of Guinea. The Tinkisso River and dam is important to the local economy. The economy is based on mining and agriculture.

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  1. "Tinkisso". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.