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REGNGN indicates the region in Guinea in which the household was enumerated from 1983 to present. REGNGN is harmonized by name and does not account for boundary changes over time.

The full set of geography variables for Guinea can be found in the IPUMS International Geography variables list. For cross-national geographic analysis on the first and second major administrative level refer to GEOLEV1 and GEOLEV2. More information on IPUMS-International geography can be found here.

Comparability — General

In 1985 there were several boundary changes between the prefectures (GEO1_GN)for Guinea, which prompted combination of the Kindia, Labe, and Mamou regions.


  • All households


  • Guinea: 1983, 1996, 2014