Faranah Prefecture

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Faranah Prefecture
Prefecture
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country  Guinea
Region Faranah Region
Capital Faranah
Area
 • Total 12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 280,511
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone Guinea Standard Time (UTC+0)

Faranah is a prefecture located in the Faranah Region of Guinea. The capital is Faranah. The prefecture covers an area of 12,966 km2 and has an estimated population of 280,511.

Sub-prefectures[edit]

The prefecture is divided administratively into sub-prefectures: Faranah-Centre • Banian • Beindou • Gnaléah • Hérémakonon • Kobikoro • Marela • Passayah • Sandéniah • Songoyah • Tiro

Coordinates: 10°02′20″N 10°43′12″W / 10.03889°N 10.72000°W / 10.03889; -10.72000