Kolda Region

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Kolda Region
Région de Kolda
Region
Location of Kolda in Senegal
Location of Kolda in Senegal
Coordinates: 13°05′N 14°49′W / 13.083°N 14.817°W / 13.083; -14.817Coordinates: 13°05′N 14°49′W / 13.083°N 14.817°W / 13.083; -14.817
Country Senegal
Capital Kolda
Départements
Area
 • Total 13,771 km2 (5,317 sq mi)
Population (2013 census)
 • Total 633,652
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)

Kolda is a region of Senegal (regional capitals have the same name as their respective regions). The region is also referred to historically and popularly as Haute Casamance.

It's one of the 14 regions of the country and is located in the South. It shares borders with Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, The Gambia and its fellow regions of Sédhiou and Tambacounda.

Departments[edit]

Kolda region is divided into 3 departments: