Gaoual Prefecture

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Gaoual Prefecture
Prefecture
Location of Gaoual Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Gaoual Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country  Guinea
Region Boké Region
Capital Gaoual
Area
 • Total 7,758 km2 (2,995 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 194,245
 • Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zone Guinea Standard Time (UTC+0)

Gaoual is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Gaoual. The prefecture covers an area of 7,758 km.² and has a population of 194,245.

Sub-prefectures[edit]

The prefecture is divided administratively into sub-prefectures: Gaoual-Centre • Foulamory • Kakony • Koumbia • Kounsitel • Malanta • Touba • Wendou M'Bour

Coordinates: 11°45′01″N 13°12′04″W / 11.75028°N 13.20111°W / 11.75028; -13.20111