Lagunes District

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Lagunes District

District des Lagunes
Cote d'Ivoire - District Lagunes.svg
CountryFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast
Established2011
Capital Dabou
Area
  Total23,280 km2 (8,990 sq mi)
Population
 (2014) [1]
  Total1,478,047
  Density63/km2 (160/sq mi)

Lagunes District (French : District des Lagunes) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southern part of the country. The capital of the district is Dabou.

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Creation

Lagunes District was created in a 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. [2] The territory of the district was composed by merging the former regions of Agnéby and Lagunes and removing the territory of the Abidjan Autonomous District. [3]

Administrative divisions

Lagunes District is currently subdivided into three regions and the following departments:

Population

According to the 2014 census, Lagunes District has a population of 1,478,047. [1]

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Agboville Place in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Agboville is the town in south-eastern Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of and the seat of Agboville Department. It is also a commune and the seat of Agnéby-Tiassa Region in Lagunes District.

Regions of Ivory Coast

The regions of Ivory Coast are the second-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast. There are 31 regions, and each region is subdivided into two or more departments, the third-level division in Ivory Coast. Two to four regions are combined to make up a district, the first-level subdivision. The two autonomous districts of Ivory Coast are not divided into regions.

Agnéby

Agnéby Region is a defunct region of Ivory Coast. From 1997 to 2011, it was a first-level subdivision region. The region's capital was Agboville and its area was 9,234 km². Since 2011, the area formerly encompassed by the region is part of Lagunes District.

Lagunes Region

Lagunes Region is a defunct region of Ivory Coast. From 1997 to 2011, it was a first-level subdivision region. The region's capital was Abidjan and its area was 13,323 km². Since 2011, the area formerly encompassed by the region is Abidjan Autonomous District and part of Lagunes District.

Dabou Place in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Dabou is a port town in southern Ivory Coast. It is the seat of both the Lagunes District and the Grands-Ponts Region. It is also the seat of and a sub-prefecture of the Dabou Department. Dabou is also a commune.

Tiassalé Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Tiassalé Department is a department of Agnéby-Tiassa Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 179,882 and its seat is the settlement of Tiassalé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Gbolouville, Morokro, N'Douci, and Tiassalé.

Communes of Ivory Coast

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Abidjan Department Department in Abidjan, Ivory Coast

Abidjan Department is a department of Ivory Coast. It is the sole department in Abidjan Autonomous District: the territory of the department and the district are the same.

Adzopé Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Adzopé Department is a department of La Mé Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 193,518 and its seat is the settlement of Adzopé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Adzopé, Agou, Annépé, Assikoi, Bécédi-Brignan, and Yakassé-Mé.

Agboville Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Agboville Department is a department of Agnéby-Tiassa Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 292,109 and its seat is the settlement of Agboville. The sub-prefectures of the department are Aboudé, Ananguié, Agboville, Attobrou, Azaguié, Céchi, Grand-Morié, Guessiguié, Loviguié, Oress-Krobou, and Rubino.

Akoupé Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Akoupé Department is a department of La Mé Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 193,518 and its seat is the settlement of Akoupé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Afféry, Akoupé, and Bécouéfin.

Dabou Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Dabou Department is a department of Grands-Ponts Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 148,874 and its seat is the settlement of Dabou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Dabou, Lopou, and Toupah.

Yakassé-Attobrou Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Yakassé-Attobrou Department is a department of La Mé Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 76,277 and its seat is the settlement of Yakassé-Attobrou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Abongoua, Biéby, and Yakassé-Attobrou.

Sikensi Department Department in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Sikensi Department is a department of Agnéby-Tiassa Region in Lagunes District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 78,439 and its seat is the settlement of Sikensi. The sub-prefectures of the department are Gomon and Sikensi.

Districts of Ivory Coast

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Comoé District District of Ivory Coast

Comoé District is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southeast corner of the country, bordering Ghana to the east, Zanzan District to the north, Lacs District and Lagunes District to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The capital of the district is Abengourou.

Gôh-Djiboua District District of Ivory Coast

Gôh-Djiboua District is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southwest corner of the country. The capital of the district is Gagnoa.

Agnéby-Tiassa Region in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Agnéby-Tiassa Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast. Since its establishment in 2011, it has been one of three regions in Lagunes District. The seat of the region is Agboville and the region's population in the 2014 census was 606,852.

Grands-Ponts Region in Lagunes, Ivory Coast

Grands-Ponts Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast. Since its establishment in 2011, it has been one of three regions in Lagunes District. The seat of the region is Dabou and the region's population in the 2014 census was 356,495.

References

  1. 1 2 "Côte d'Ivoire". GeoHive.com. Archived from the original on 22 November 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. Décret n° 2011-263 du 28 septembre 2011 portant organisation du territoire national en Districts et en Régions.
  3. "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Statoids.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.

Coordinates: 5°56′N4°13′W / 5.933°N 4.217°W / 5.933; -4.217