|Sectors||Bolama, Bubaque, Caravela|
|• Total||2,624.4 km2 (1,013.3 sq mi)|
|Population (2009 census)|
|• 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.
Bolama is divided into 3 administrative sectors:
- Bolama, comprising the islands of Bolama and Galinhas, and some adjacent islands in the north-east of the region, together with the coastal strip.
- Bubaque, consisting of various islands including Bubaque, Orangozinho, Meneque, Orango, Soga, Rubane, Roxa and João Viera, all in the south of the Bijagós Archipelago.
- Caravela, consisting of various islands including Caravela, Carache, Uno, Unhacomo, Uracane, Enu, Formosa, Ponta and Maio, all in the north-west of the Bijagós Archipelago.
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