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Bouaké

Bwake
City, sub-prefecture, and commune
University hospital complex of Bouaké
University hospital complex of Bouaké
Country  Côte d'Ivoire
District Vallée du Bandama
Region Gbêkê
Department Bouaké
Founded 1899
Area
 • City, sub-prefecture, and commune 71.788 km2 (27.718 sq mi)
Elevation
312 m (1,024 ft)
Population
 (2014)
 • City, sub-prefecture, and commune 536,189
 • Density 7,469.06/km2 (19,344.78/sq mi)
 • Metro
680,694
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

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.

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Bouaké is twinned with:

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