Prefectures of Guinea

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Guinea is divided into 8 regions among which the national capital Conakry ranks as a special zone (and is further divided into 5 communes). The other 7 regions are further subdivided into 33 prefectures and thence into communes.

Prefectures[edit]

The special zone of Conakry and the 33 prefectures are shown below according to their region, with their populations at recent censuses:[1]

No
on
map
Name Area (km2) Census
1983
(4 Feb)
Census
1996
(1 Dec)
Census
2014
(1 March)
Admin.
Capital
Région de Conakry 450 710,372 1,092,936 1,667,864
4 Conakry 450 710,372 1,092,936 1,667,864 Conakry
Région de Boké 31,186 508,724 760,119 1,081,445
2 Boffa 5,050 113,981 156,558 211,063 Boffa
3 Boké 11,124 168,924 293,917 449,405 Boké
12 Fria 2,016 52,908 81,790 96,527 Fria
13 Gaoual 7,758 103,516 137,624 194,245 Gaoual
20 Koundara 5,238 69,395 90,230 130,205 Koundara
Région de Faranah 35,581 425,160 602,845 942,733
6 Dabola 6,350 73,937 111,363 182,951 Dabola
8 Dinguiraye 7,965 99,363 137,380 195,662 Dinguiraye
10 Faranah 12,966 109,104 147,347 280,511 Faranah
18 Kissidougou 8,300 142,756 206,755 283,609 Kissidougou
Région de Kankan 72,145 640,432 1,011,644 1,986,329
15 Kankan 19,750 172,767 262,350 472,112 Kankan
16 Kérouané 7,020 87,040 154,861 211,017 Kérouané
21 Kouroussa 14,050 107,741 150,059 268,224 Kouroussa
28 Mandiana 12,825 111,671 173,150 339,527 Mandiana
31 Siguiri 18,500 161,303 271,224 695,449 Siguiri
Région de Kindia 28,873 555,937 928,312 1,559,185
5 Coyah 1,275 116,840 85,148 264,164 Coyah
9 Dubréka 4,350 - 131,337 328,418 Dubréka
11 Forécariah 4,384 90,403 195,836 244,649 Forécariah
17 Kindia 9,648 163,032 287,611 438,315 Kindia
32 Télimélé 9,216 185,662 228,380 283,639 Télimélé
Région de Labé 22,869 642,617 799,545 995,717
19 Koubia 3,725 70,715 91,882 101,171 Koubia
22 Labé 2,242 185,594 251,702 318,633 Labé
23 Lélouma 4,275 121,079 137,273 162,634 Lélouma
26 Mali 8,802 184,936 204,041 290,320 Mali
33 Tougué 3,825 80,293 114,647 122,959 Tougué
Région de Mamou 17,074 437,212 612,218 732,117
7 Dalaba 3,328 96,571 136,656 136,320 Dalaba
27 Mamou 9,108 139,764 236,326 318,738 Mamou
30 Pita 4,638 200,877 239,236 277,059 Pita
Région de Nzérékoré 37,658 740,128 1,348,787 1,663,582
1 Beyla 13,612 120,610 169,730 325,482 Beyla
14 Guéckédou 4,750 150,997 347,541 291,823 Guéckédou
24 Lola 4,688 76,689 134,326 175,213 Lola
25 Macenta 7,056 142,355 278,789 298,282 Macenta
29 Nzérékoré 3,632 194,600 283,413 396,118 Nzérékoré
34 Yomou 3,920 54,877 134,988 176,664 Yomou
Total Guinea 245,836 4,660,582 7,156,406 10,628,972
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Institut National de la Statistique, Guinea.