Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Kong, a district of Western Africa lying between Liberia, Asbanti. and the Ivory coast, since 1889 under French protection. The Kong Mountains rise a few hundred feet above an elevated plateau of from 2,000 to 6,000 feet. The town of Kong is 500 miles south of Timbuctoo. Its inhabitants are engaged in the manufacture of cotton stuffs and in indigo dyeing.