Kolda Department

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Kolda
Department
Location in the Kolda Region
Location in the Kolda Region
Country  Senegal
Region Kolda Region
Capital Kolda
Area
 • Total 8,284 km2 (3,198 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 233,953
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kolda Department is one of the departments of Senegal, located in the Kolda Region.

Administration[edit]

The capital city of Kolda Department is Kolda.

The three administrative divisions are:

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Physical Geology[edit]

Population[edit]

As of December 2002, the population of Kolda Department was 279,849 inhabitants. As of 2005, the population was estimated to have grown to 306,591 people. The Kolda population essentially works on agriculture. Kolda is crossed by the Casamance river, which favourises the farmers activities.

Coordinates: 12°52′59″N 14°57′00″W / 12.883°N 14.950°W / 12.883; -14.950