Kono

kono districts
Kono District is a diamond-rich district in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. Its capital and largest city is Koidu Town. The other major towns in the district include Motema, Yengema, Tombodu, Jaiama Nimikor and Sewafe. The district is the largest diamond producer in Sierra Leone. The population of Kono District is 505,767.[1] Kono District borders Kenema District to the southwest, The Republic of Guinea to the east, Koinadugu District to the northeast and Kailahun District to the southeast. Kono District is divided into fourteen chiefdoms[2] Kono District is one of the most ethnically diverse Districts in Sierra Leone and is home to a large population of many of Sierra Leone's ethnic groups, with no single ethnic group forming a majority. Kono District population is religiously diverse among muslims and christians, though Muslims make up the majority of the population in Kono District. Before the civil war, Kono District had a population well over 600,000[citation needed]; however, it experienced devastation during the Sierra Leone Civil War, which forced many of the residents out of the district. The district was heavily looted and constantly fought over due to the rich diamond reserves in the area
NEC Population Data
Election Year
2018
Registered Voters
186,095
Total Population
327,339
Census Population Data
Election Year
2018
Total Population
327,339
Registered Voters
186,095
Geographic Data

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Election Year
2018
Number of Voters
186,095
Region
Data Sources
NEC