Oio region

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Oio region
Guinea Senegal Region Biombo Bissau Region Bolama Region Tombali Region Oio Region Cacheu Region Bafatá Region Gabú Region Quinaralocation
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Basic data
Country Guinea-Bissau
Capital Farim
surface 5403 km²
Residents 230,000 (2010 calculation)
density 43 inhabitants per km²
ISO 3166-2 GW-OI

Coordinates: 12 ° 15 ′  N , 15 ° 15 ′  W

Oio is a region in Guinea-Bissau with around 200,000 inhabitants. Their capital is Farim .

Other large cities are Nhacra , Mansôa , Bissorã and Cumeré . In the north the region borders on Senegal , in the east on Bissau and Biombo, in the south on Quinara and in the west on Cacheu. The Rio de Canjambari flows through the north of the region.

One of the highest points in Oio is Tambandinto at 70 m.

Administrative division

Administrative breakdown of Oio

The Oio region is divided into five sectors:

Web links

Commons : Region Oio  - collection of images, videos and audio files


  1. bevölkerungsstatistik.de (2007)