Koubia Prefecture

Koubia Prefecture
Location of Koubia Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Location of Koubia Prefecture and seat in Guinea.
Country Guinea
RegionLabé Region
CapitalKoubia
Area
 • Total1,100 sq mi (2,800 km2)
Population
 • Total114,000
Time zoneUTC+0 (Guinea Standard Time)

Koubia (Pular: 𞤍𞤢𞤤𞤭𞥅𞤪𞤫 𞤑𞤵𞤦𞤭𞤴𞤢𞥄) is a prefecture located in the Labé Region of Guinea in the Fouta Djallon mountains. Fulas are the majority ethnic group in the region with Fula (Pular) as the primary language. The capital is Koubia. The prefecture covers an area of 2,800 km.² and has an estimated population of 114,000.

Sub-prefectures

The prefecture is divided administratively into 6 sub-prefectures:

  1. Koubia-Centre
  2. Fafaya
  3. Gadha-Woundou
  4. Matakaou
  5. Missira
  6. Pilimini

Coordinates: 11°35′00″N 11°54′00″W / 11.5833°N 11.9000°W / 11.5833; -11.9000

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