Gaoual Prefecture

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Gaoual Prefecture
Location of Gaoual Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Gaoual Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country Guinea
RegionBoké Region
CapitalGaoual
Area
 • Total7,758 km2 (2,995 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total194,245
 • Density25/km2 (65/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Guinea Standard Time)

Gaoual is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Gaoual. The prefecture covers an area of 7,758 km.² and has a population of 194,245.

Sub-prefectures[edit]

The prefecture is divided administratively into 8 sub-prefectures:

  1. Gaoual-Centre
  2. Foulamory
  3. Kakony
  4. Koumbia
  5. Kounsitel
  6. Malanta
  7. Touba
  8. Wendou M'Bour

Coordinates: 11°45′01″N 13°12′04″W / 11.75028°N 13.20111°W / 11.75028; -13.20111