Koundara Prefecture

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Koundara Prefecture
Location of Koundara Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Koundara Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country  Guinea
Region Boké Region
Capital Koundara
 • Total 5,238 km2 (2,022 sq mi)
Population (2014 census)
 • Total 130,205
 • Density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone Guinea Standard Time (UTC+0)

Koundara is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Koundara. The prefecture covers an area of 5,238 km.² and has a population of 130,205.


Koundara town is served by Sambailo Airport. As of 2014 it had a population of 27,433 people.[1]


The prefecture is divided administratively into 7 sub-prefectures:

  1. Koundara-Centre
  2. Guingan
  3. Kamaby
  4. Sambailo
  5. Saréboido
  6. Termesse
  7. Youkounkoun


  1. ^ "Guinea". Institut National de la Statistique, Guinea, accessed via Geohive. Archived from the original on 24 November 2015. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 

Coordinates: 12°29′02″N 13°18′08″W / 12.48389°N 13.30222°W / 12.48389; -13.30222