Faranah Prefecture

Faranah Prefecture
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Faranah Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country Guinea
RegionFaranah Region
CapitalFaranah
Area
 • Total12,966 km2 (5,006 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total280,511
 • Density22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Guinea Standard Time)

Faranah (N’ko: ߝߙߊߣߊ߫߫) 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.

Sub-prefectures

The prefecture is divided administratively into 12 sub-prefectures:

  1. Faranah-Centre
  2. Banian
  3. Beindou
  4. Gnaléah
  5. Hérémakonon
  6. Kobikoro
  7. Marela
  8. Passayah
  9. Sandéniah
  10. Songoyah
  11. Tindo
  12. Tiro

Coordinates: 10°02′20″N 10°43′12″W / 10.03889°N 10.72000°W / 10.03889; -10.72000


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