Touba, Ivory Coast

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Touba
Town, sub-prefecture, and commune
Touba is located in Ivory Coast
Touba
Touba
Location in Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 8°17′N 7°41′W / 8.283°N 7.683°W / 8.283; -7.683Coordinates: 8°17′N 7°41′W / 8.283°N 7.683°W / 8.283; -7.683
Country  Ivory Coast
District Woroba
Region Bafing
Department Touba
Population (2014)[1]
 • Total 33,188
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Touba is a town in western Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and the seat of Touba Department. It is also a commune and the seat of Bafing Region in Woroba District.

Touba is a market town known for its stilt dancing, which takes place in nearby villages. It is viewed as the capital of the Mahouka people. The town is served by Mahana Airport.

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  1. ^ "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.