Biankouma

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Biankouma
Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Biankouma is located in Ivory Coast
Biankouma
Biankouma
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 7°44′N 7°37′W / 7.733°N 7.617°W / 7.733; -7.617Coordinates: 7°44′N 7°37′W / 7.733°N 7.617°W / 7.733; -7.617
Country  Ivory Coast
District Montagnes
Region Tonkpi
Department Biankouma
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 51,269
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Biankouma is a town in western Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and seat of Biankouma Department in Tonkpi Region, Montagnes District. Biankouma is also a commune.

The town is divided into old and new towns, the old town buildings being heavily ornamented. Biankouma is also known for its fetish houses and Goua dances. Mont Sângbé National Park lies near the town.

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  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.