Bounkiling Department

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Bounkiling
Department
Map of Bounkiling Department in Sédhiou Region, Senegal
Map of Bounkiling Department in Sédhiou Region, Senegal
Country  Senegal
Region Sédhiou Region
Capital Bounkiling
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 145,568
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Bounkiling Department is one of the 45 departments of Senegal, one of the three making up the Sédhiou Region. It was created in 2008 along with the Sédhiou Region, which was formerly part of the Kolda Region.

The department has two communes: Bounkiling and Madina Wandifa.

The rural districts (communautés rurales) comprise:

  • Arrondissement of Boghal:
    • Boghal
    • Tankon
    • Ndiamacouta
  • Arrondissement of Bona:
    • Bona
    • Diacounda
    • Inor
    • Kandiong Mangana
  • Arrondissement of Diaroumé
    • Diaroumé
    • Diambati
    • Faoune

Coordinates: 13°01′19″N 15°24′50″W / 13.02194°N 15.41389°W / 13.02194; -15.41389