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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
 • 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 GMT (UTC+0)

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

Bouaké is twinned with:

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