Fria Prefecture

Fria Prefecture
Location of Fria Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Fria Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country Guinea
RegionBoké Region
 • Total2,016 km2 (778 sq mi)
 (2014 census)
 • Total96,527
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+0 (Guinea Standard Time)

Fria is a prefecture located in the Boké Region of Guinea.[1] The capital is Fria. The prefecture covers an area of 2,016 km (1,253 mi).² and has a population of 96,527. It is the site of the first alumina factory in Africa.[2]


The prefecture is divided administratively into 4 sub-prefectures:

  1. Fria-Centre
  2. Baguinet
  3. Banguingny
  4. Tormelin


  1. ^ République de Guinée, Institut national de la statistique, Annuaire statistique 2016, p. 50
  2. ^ Africa Research Bulletin: Economic, financial, and technical series. Blackwell. 2002. p. 15387.

Coordinates: 10°22′07″N 13°35′08″W / 10.36861°N 13.58556°W / 10.36861; -13.58556

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