Canal de Bolama

Canal de Bolama
Coordinates 11°29′00″N 15°37′00″W / 11.4833°N 15.6167°W / 11.4833; -15.6167Coordinates: 11°29′00″N 15°37′00″W / 11.4833°N 15.6167°W / 11.4833; -15.6167
Ocean/sea sources Atlantic Ocean
Basin countries Guinea Bissau
Max. length 14 km (8.7 mi)
Max. width 7 km (4.3 mi)
Islands Galinhas Island[1]

Canal de Bolama[2] is a strait in the coast of Guinea Bissau on the Atlantic Ocean.


The Canal de Bolama runs from NW to SE and is located to the east of the Bissagos Islands, separating Galinhas Island, at the eastern end of the group, from Bolama, the easternmost island close to the mainland.[1]


  1. 1 2 GoogleEarth
  2. "Canal de Bolama". Mapcarta. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
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