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Nzérékoré Region in Guinea
|• Total||37,658 km2 (14,540 sq mi)|
|Population (2014 census)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
The Nzérékoré Region is a region in the southern part of Guinea. Its capital and largest city is Nzérékoré. It is one of the eight regions of Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ivory Coast, and the Guinean regions of Kankan and Faranah.
The prefectures of Nzérékoré Region include:
- Beyla Prefecture
- Guéckédou Prefecture
- Lola Prefecture
- Macenta Prefecture
- Nzérékoré Prefecture
- Yomou Prefecture
Nzérékoré Region is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.
The region contains the headwaters of several rivers. The Milo, Sankarani, and Dion rivers flow northward to become tributaries the Niger River. The Moa, Lofa, St. Paul, St. John, Cavalla, and Sassandra rivers flow southwards through Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Ivory Coast to empty into the Atlantic Ocean.
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