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Prefecture of previous residence, Guinea; consistent boundaries, GIS

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MIG1_P_GN indicates the person's prefecture of previous residence in Guinea.

Click on the Source Variables tab for information on place of residence for each sample year. Source variables may contain more geographic unit detail but are not suitable for cross-temporal comparison.

Comparability — General

Where boundaries changed over time, units were harmonized to create units with boundaries that remain stable over time.

  • 1985: Coyah split from Dubréka prefecture.

For the country of residence of international migrants, see MIGCTRYP (Country of previous residence).


  • Guinea 1996: Household residents
  • Guinea 2014: All persons


  • Guinea: 1996, 2014