Regions of Guinea-Bissau

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Guinea-Bissau is divided into 8 regions (singular: região, plural: regiões) and 1 autonomous sector (sector autónomo). The regions are listed below:

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Bafatá RegionBiombo RegionBiombo RegionBissau RegionBissau RegionBolama RegionCacheu RegionGabú RegionOio RegionQuinara RegionQuinara RegionTombali RegionA clickable map of Guinea-Bissau exhibiting its eight regions and one autonomous sector.
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Region Capital Area[1] Population
(2009)
Pv #S
km² mi²
Bafatá Bafatá 5,981.1 2,309.3 210,007 E 6
Biombo Quinhámel 838.8 323.9 97,120 N 3
Bissau
77.5 29.9 387,909 1
Bolama Bolama 2,624.4 1,013.3 34,563 S 3
Cacheu Cacheu 5,174.9 1,998.0 192,508 N 6
Gabu Gabu 9,150.0 3,532.8 215,530 E 5
Oio Farim 5,403.4 2,086.3 224,644 N 5
Quinara Buba 3,138.4 1,211.7 63,610 S 4
Tombali Catió 3,376.5 1,303.7 94,939 S 5

The regions are subdivided into a total of 37 sectors.

The regions can also be grouped into 3 provinces:

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