Boké Region

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Coordinates: 11°15′N 14°15′W / 11.250°N 14.250°W / 11.250; -14.250

Boké
Boké Region in Guinea
Boké Region in Guinea
CountryGuinea
Regional capitalBoké
Area
 • Total31,186 km2 (12,041 sq mi)
Population
(2014 census)
 • Total1,083,147
 • Density35/km2 (90/sq mi)

The Boké Region is located in western Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Senegal and Guinea-Bissau and the Guinean regions of Kindia and Labé. Its capital is the city of Boké.

Prefectures of Boké Region include:

The Boké Region is the home to a great part of Guinea's aluminium (or bauxite) reserves. At least two of the country's largest mining facilities are located there:

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