Bouaké

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Bouaké

Bwake
University hospital complex of Bouaké
University hospital complex of Bouaké
Bouaké is located in Ivory Coast
Bouaké
Bouaké
Location within Ivory Coast
Coordinates: 7°41′N 5°1′W / 7.683°N 5.017°W / 7.683; -5.017
Country Ivory Coast
DistrictVallée du Bandama
RegionGbêkê
DepartmentBouaké
Founded1899
Area
 • City, sub-prefecture, and commune71.788 km2 (27.718 sq mi)
Elevation
312 m (1,024 ft)
Population
 (2014)[1]
 • City, sub-prefecture, and commune536,189
 • Density7,500/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
680,694
Time zoneUTC+0 (GMT)
Websitemairiebke.e-monsite.com

Bouaké (or Bwake) is the second-largest city in Ivory Coast. It is in the central part of Ivory Coast about 50 km (31 mi) northeast of Lake Kossou, the country's largest lake. It has 536,189 people.

Twin towns – Sister cities[change | change source]

Bouaké is twinned with:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 5 December 2015.

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