Ziguinchor Region

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Ziguinchor Region
Région de Ziguinchor
Region
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
Country Senegal
Capital Ziguinchor
Départements
Area
 • Total 7,352 km2 (2,839 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 523,840
 • Density 71/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

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.

Departments[edit]

Ziguinchor region is divided into 3 departments: