Regions of Guinea

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Guinea is divided into 8 administrative regions which are further subdivided into 34 prefectures.

A clickable map of Guinea exhibiting its eight administrative regions. Guinea Regions.png
A clickable map of Guinea exhibiting its eight administrative regions.
RegionCapital
Area
(km2)
Population
(2014 census)
[1]
Boké Boké 31,1861,081,445
Conakry Conakry 4501,667,864
Faranah Faranah 35,581942,733
Kankan Kankan 72,1451,986,329
Kindia Kindia 28,8731,559,185
Labé Labé 22,869995,717
Mamou Mamou 17,074732,117
Nzérékoré Nzérékoré 37,6581,663,582

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ISO 3166-2:GN is the entry for Guinea in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.

Prefectures of Guinea

Guinea is divided into 8 regions among which the national capital Conakry ranks as a special zone. The other 7 regions are further subdivided into 33 prefectures and thence into sub-prefectures; which are later subdivided into local units and further subdivided into smaller units.

Yomou Prefecture Prefecture in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Yomou is a prefecture located in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. The capital and principal town of the prefecture is Yomou. The prefecture covers an area of 3,920 km.² and has an estimated population of 114,371.

Beyla Prefecture Prefecture in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Beyla is a prefecture located in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. The capital is Beyla. The prefecture covers an area of 13,612 km.² and has an estimated population of 326,082.

Guéckédou Prefecture Prefecture in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Guéckédou is a prefecture located in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. The capital is Guéckédou. The prefecture covers an area of 4,750 km.² and has a population of 290,611.

Lola Prefecture Prefecture in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Lola is a prefecture located in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. The capital is Lola. The prefecture covers an area of 4,688 km.² and has a population of 171,561.

Nzérékoré Prefecture Prefecture in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Nzérékoré is a prefecture located in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea. The capital is Nzérékoré. The prefecture covers an area of 3,632 km.² and has an estimated population of 396,949.

Lélouma Prefecture Prefecture in Labé Region, Guinea

Lélouma is a prefecture located in the Labé Region of Guinea. The capital is Lélouma. The prefecture covers an area of 2,140 km.² In census of 2014, it had population of 163,000.

Labé Prefecture Prefecture in Labé Region, Guinea

Labé is a prefecture in the Labé Region of Guinea. The capital is Labé. The prefecture covers an area of 3,014 km.² and has an estimated population of 204,000.

Boffa Prefecture Prefecture in Boké Region, Guinea

Boffa is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Boffa. The prefecture covers an area of 5,050 km2 (1,950 sq mi) and has a population of 212,583.

Boké Prefecture Prefecture in Boké Region, Guinea

Boké is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Boké. The prefecture covers an area of 11,124 km.² and has a population of 449,405. It contains several economically important areas of the country, including those engaged in fishing, mining, and agriculture.

Koundara Prefecture Prefecture in Boké Region, Guinea

Koundara is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea. The capital is Koundara. The prefecture covers an area of 5,238 km2 (2,022 sq mi) and has a population of 130,205.

Faranah Prefecture Prefecture in Faranah Region, Guinea

Faranah is a prefecture located in the Faranah Region of Guinea. The capital is Faranah. The prefecture covers an area of 12,966 km2 and has an estimated population of 280,511.

Dinguiraye Prefecture Prefecture in Faranah Region, Guinea

Dinguiraye is a prefecture located in the Faranah Region of Guinea. The capital is Dinguiraye. The prefecture covers an area of 7,965 km.² and has a population of 195,662.

Siguiri Prefecture Prefecture in Kankan Region, Guinea

Siguiri is a prefecture located in the Kankan Region of Guinea. The capital is Siguiri. The prefecture covers an area of 18,500 km2 (7,100 sq mi) and has a population of 687,002.

Forécariah Prefecture Prefecture in Kindia Region, Guinea

Forécariah is a prefecture located in the Kindia Region of Guinea. The capital is Forécariah. The prefecture covers an area of 4,384 km2 and has a 2014 census population of 242,942.

Dubréka Prefecture Prefecture in Kindia Region, Guinea

Dubréka is a prefecture located in the Kindia Region of Guinea. The capital is Dubréka. The prefecture covers an area of 4,350 km² and has a population of 330,548.

Sub-prefectures of Guinea

The sub-prefectures are the third-level administrative divisions in Guinea. As of 2009 there were 303 rural sub-prefectures of Guinea and 38 urban sub-prefectures, 5 of which compose the Conakry greater urban area; Kaloum, Dixinn, Matam, Ratoma and Matoto.

Womey Sub-prefecture and town in Nzérékoré Region, Guinea

Womey is a town and sub-prefecture in the Nzérékoré Prefecture in the Nzérékoré Region of Guinea.

Subdivisions of Guinea

Guinea is divided into four natural regions with distinct human, geographic, and climatic characteristics:

References

  1. Guinea at GeoHive.