Boghé

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Boghé
Commune and town
Boghé is located in Mauritania
Boghé
Boghé
Location in Mauritania
Coordinates: 16°35′N 14°16′W / 16.583°N 14.267°W / 16.583; -14.267
Country  Mauritania
Region Brakna
Government
 • Mayor Adama Moussa Bâ (UFP)
Population (2000)
 • Total 37,531
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Boghé (also Bogué) is a town and commune in the Brakna Region of southern Mauritania.[1]

In 2000, it had a population of 37,531.[2] The current population is estimated at 45,000.

The city has a high school but no university. Efforts are under way to build a hospital to serve the city and its region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Collectivités urbaines à vocation agricole, pastorale ou agropastorale". République Islamique de Mauritanie:Communes de Mauritanie. Retrieved January 14, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Statistiques Demographiques: Résultats du RGPH 2000 des Wilayas". République Islamique de Mauritanie. Retrieved January 14, 2009. 

Coordinates: 16°35′N 14°16′W / 16.583°N 14.267°W / 16.583; -14.267