Bako, Ivory Coast

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Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Bako is located in Ivory Coast
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 9°8′N 7°37′W / 9.133°N 7.617°W / 9.133; -7.617Coordinates: 9°8′N 7°37′W / 9.133°N 7.617°W / 9.133; -7.617
Country  Ivory Coast
District Denguélé
Region Kabadougou
Department Odienné
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 17,253
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Bako is a town in north-western Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture and commune of Odienné Department in Kabadougou Region, Denguélé District.

In the Dioula language of Ivory Coast and the Bambara language of Mali, "Bako" means "behind the river": "Ba" means "river" and "ko" means "behind". The people of the town are mostly agrarian.


  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". Retrieved 8 December 2015.