- Koinadugu District
official_name = Koinadugu District
nickname = |
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name1 = Kabala
leader_name = Alhaji Alimamy Mansaray
population_as_of = 2004 census
population_total = 265,765
Greenwich Mean Time
utc_offset = -5
Koinadugu District is a district in the Northern Province of
Sierra Leone. It is the largest District in the country in geographical area. Koindadugu District's capital and largest city is Kabala, which is also one of the main cities in Northern Sierra Leone. The District of Koinadugu has an estimated population 265,765 has a total area of 12,121 km².
Koinadugu District comprises eleven
chiefdoms. The District of Koinadugu borders Bombali and Tonkolili Districtto the north, Kono Districtto the east and the Republic of Guineato north east.
As of the 2004
census, the population of Koinadugu district was 265,758. Koinadugu District is one of the most ethnically diverse districts in Sierra Leone. The population of Koinadugu District is predominantly by the Temne, Mandingo, Fula and Limba and Kuranko ethnic groups.
Diamond miningis a major economic activity in the district, as well as agricultural production of rice, mango, cacao, and coconut.
Koinadugu District currently has ten Representatives in the Sierra Leonean Parliament, of which nine members were
electedto a 5-year term. Below are the district Representatives in Parliament:
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