Biombo Region

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"Biombo" redirects here. For the Japanese style of folding screens sometimes transliterated in art history as biombo, see Byōbu.

Coordinates: 11°50′N 15°45′W / 11.833°N 15.750°W / 11.833; -15.750

Biombo Region in Africa
Biombo Region in Africa
Country Guinea-Bissau
Seat Quinhámel
Sectors Prabis, Quinhámel, Safim
 • Total 838.8 km2 (323.9 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)
 • Total 97,120
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GW-BM

Biombo is a region in western Guinea-Bissau, with an area of 840 km2. Its capital is Quinhámel. Its population in 2004 was 63,835, compared with 60,400 at the 1991 Census.

Sectors of Biombo

Biombo is divided into 3 sectors:

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