Faranah Prefecture

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Faranah Prefecture
Prefecture
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country  Guinea
Region Faranah Region
Capital Faranah
Area
 • Total 12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 280,511
 • Density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zone Guinea Standard Time (UTC+0)

Faranah is a prefecture located in the Faranah Region of Guinea. The capital is Faranah. The prefecture covers an area of 12,966 km2 and has an estimated population of 280,511.

Sub-prefectures[edit]

The prefecture is divided administratively into 11 sub-prefectures:

  1. Faranah-Centre
  2. Banian
  3. Beindou
  4. Gnaléah
  5. Hérémakonon
  6. Kobikoro
  7. Marela
  8. Passayah
  9. Sandéniah
  10. Songoyah
  11. Tiro

Coordinates: 10°02′20″N 10°43′12″W / 10.03889°N 10.72000°W / 10.03889; -10.72000