Bolama Region

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Coordinates: 11°20′N 16°5′W / 11.333°N 16.083°W / 11.333; -16.083

Bolama Region
Bolama Region
Country Guinea-Bissau
Seat Bolama
Sectors Bolama, Bubaque, Caravela
 • Total 2,624.4 km2 (1,013.3 sq mi)
Population (2009 census)
 • Total 34,563
 • Density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GW-BL

Bolama is an administrative region in Guinea-Bissau, consisting primarily of the Bijagós Archipelago of the country's southern coast, together with a small coastal strip centred on the coastal town of São João. It has an area of 2,624 km2. and a population estimated in 2004 at 27,959. Its capital is Bolama, on the island of the same name.


Sectors of the Bolama Region

Bolama is divided into 3 administrative sectors:

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