Kankan Region

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Coordinates: 10°30′N 9°15′W / 10.500°N 9.250°W / 10.500; -9.250

Map of the Kankan Region.
Map of the Kankan Region.
Country Guinea
Capital Kankan
 • Total 72,145 km2 (27,855 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 1,986,329
 • Density 28/km2 (71/sq mi)

The Kankan Region is located in eastern Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Mali and Côte d'Ivoire and the Guinean regions of Nzérékoré and Faranah.

Prefectures of Kankan Region include:

Prefecture Capital Population Land Area (km²)
Kankan Prefecture Kankan 235000 11564
Kérouané Prefecture Kérouané 125000 9750
Kouroussa Prefecture Kouroussa 160000 16220
Mandiana Prefecture Mandiana 159000 12300
Siguiri Prefecture Siguiri 244000 15500


Kankan Region is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

Major towns include: Bohodou.