Boké Region

Coordinates: 11°15′N 14°15′W / 11.250°N 14.250°W / 11.250; -14.250

Boké Region is located in western Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau and the Guinean regions of Kindia and Labé. Its capital is the city of Boké.

Boké
Boké Region in Guinea
Boké Region in Guinea
CountryGuinea
Regional capitalBoké
Area
 • Total31,186 km2 (12,041 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total1,559,185
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.481[1]
low · 2nd of 8

Administrative divisionsEdit

Boké Region is divided into five prefectures; which are further sub-divided into 37 sub-prefectures:

Mining reservesEdit

Boké Region is the home to a great part of Guinea's aluminium (or bauxite) reserves. At least two of the country's largest mining facilities are located there:

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.