Faranah Region

Faranah
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Faranah Region in Guinea
Faranah Region in Guinea
CountryGuinea
CapitalFaranah
Government
 • GovernorMalick Diakité[1]
Area
 • Total35,581 km2 (13,738 sq mi)
Population
 (2014 census)
 • Total942,733
 • Density26/km2 (69/sq mi)
HDI (2017)0.377[2]
low · 7th of 8

Faranah Region is located in east-central Guinea. It is bordered by the countries of Sierra Leone and Mali and the Guinean regions of Kankan, Mamou, Nzérékoré, and Labé.

Administrative divisions

Faranah Region is divided into four prefectures; which are further sub-divided into 42 sub-prefectures:

Geography

Faranah Region is traversed by the northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude.

References

  1. ^ "Administration du territoire : voici la liste des Gouverneurs des 8 régions de la Guinée". guineematin.com (in French). 13 October 2021. Retrieved 4 November 2021.
  2. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

Coordinates: 10°00′N 10°50′W / 10.000°N 10.833°W / 10.000; -10.833

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