Kolda Region

Kolda is a region of Senegal (regional capitals have the same name as their respective regions). The region is also referred to historically and popularly as Haute Casamance.

Kolda Region

Région de Kolda
Location of Kolda in Senegal
Location of Kolda in Senegal
Kolda région, divided into 3 départements
Kolda région, divided into 3 départements
Coordinates: 13°05′N 14°49′W / 13.083°N 14.817°W / 13.083; -14.817Coordinates: 13°05′N 14°49′W / 13.083°N 14.817°W / 13.083; -14.817
CountrySenegal
CapitalKolda
Départements
Area
 • Total13,771 km2 (5,317 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total633,652
 • Density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
HDI (2017)0.443[1]
low · 7th

It's one of the 14 regions of the country and is located in the South. It shares borders with Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia and its fellow regions of Sédhiou and Tambacounda.

DepartmentsEdit

Kolda region is divided into 3 departments:

ReferencesEdit

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