Ziguinchor Region

Ziguinchor 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 Basse Casamance.

Ziguinchor Region
Région de Ziguinchor
Location of Ziguinchor in Senegal
Location of Ziguinchor in Senegal
Ziguinchor région, divided into 3 départements
Ziguinchor région, divided into 3 départements
Coordinates: 12°47′N 16°13′W / 12.783°N 16.217°W / 12.783; -16.217Coordinates: 12°47′N 16°13′W / 12.783°N 16.217°W / 12.783; -16.217
CountrySenegal
CapitalZiguinchor
Départements
Area
 • Total7,352 km2 (2,839 sq mi)
Population
 (2013 census)
 • Total523,840
 • Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
HDI (2017)0.564[1]
medium · 2nd

DepartmentsEdit

Ziguinchor region is divided into 3 departments:

ReferencesEdit

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