Sassandra-Marahoué District

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Sassandra-Marahoué District

District du Sassandra-Marahoué
Cote d'Ivoire - District Sassandra-Marahoue.svg
CountryFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast
Established2011
Capital Daloa
Area
[1]
  Total23,940 km2 (9,240 sq mi)
Population
 (2014) [2]
  Total2,293,304
  Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)

Sassandra-Marahoué District (French : District du Sassandra-Marahoué) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the central part of the country. The capital of the district is Daloa.

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Creation

Sassandra-Marahoué District was created in a 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. [3] The territory of the district was composed by merging the regions of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoué. [1]

Administrative divisions

Sassandra-Marahoué District is currently subdivided into two regions and the following departments:

Population

According to the 2014 census, Sassandra-Marahoué District has a population of 2,293,304, making it the third most populous district in Ivory Coast, behind Abidjan Autonomous District and Montagnes District. [2]

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Departments of Ivory Coast

Departments of Ivory Coast are currently the third-level administrative subdivision of the country. Each of the 31 second-level regions of Ivory Coast is divided into two or more departments. Each department is divided into two or more sub-prefectures, which are the fourth-level subdivisions in Ivory Coast. As of 2016, there are 108 departments of Ivory Coast.

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.

Fromager

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Marahoué Region in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Marahoué Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast and is one of two regions in Sassandra-Marahoué District. The region's seat is Bouaflé. The region's area is 9,092 km², and its population in the 2014 census was 862,344.

Haut-Sassandra Region in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Haut-Sassandra Region is one of the 31 regions of Ivory Coast and is one of two regions in Sassandra-Marahoué District. The region's seat is Daloa. The region's area is 17,761 km², and its population in the 2014 census was 1,430,960, making it the most populous region of Ivory Coast.

Vavoua Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Vavoua Department is a department of Haut-Sassandra Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 400,912 and its seat is the settlement of Vavoua. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bazra-Nattis, Dananon, Dania, Kétro-Bassam, Séitifla, and Vavoua.

Zuénoula Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Zuénoula Department is a department of Marahoué Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 214,646 and its seat is the settlement of Zuénoula. The sub-prefectures of the department are Gohitafla, Iriéfla, Kanzra, Maminigui, Vouéboufla, Zanzra, and Zuénoula.

Issia Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Issia Department is a department of Haut-Sassandra Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 327,901 and its seat is the settlement of Issia. The sub-prefectures of the department are Boguédia, Iboguhé, Issia, Nahio, Namané, Saïoua, and Tapéguia.

Communes of Ivory Coast

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Gonaté Town and sub-prefecture in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Gonaté is a town in west-central Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of Daloa Department in Haut-Sassandra Region, Sassandra-Marahoué District.

Zaïbo Town and sub-prefecture in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Zaïbo is a town in west-central Ivory Coast. It is a sub-prefecture of Daloa Department in Haut-Sassandra Region, Sassandra-Marahoué District.

Bouaflé Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Bouaflé Department is a department of Marahoué Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 409,683 and its seat is the settlement of Bouaflé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bégbessou, Bonon, Bouaflé, N'Douffoukankro, Pakouabo, Tibéita, and Zaguiéta.

Daloa Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Daloa Department is a department of Haut-Sassandra Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 591,633 and its seat is the settlement of Daloa. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bédiala, Daloa, Gadouan, Gboguhé, Gonaté, and Zaïbo.

Sinfra Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Sinfra Department is a department of Marahoué Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 238,015 and its seat is the settlement of Sinfra. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bazré, Kononfla, Kouétinfla, and Sinfra.

Oumé Department Department in Gôh-Djiboua, Ivory Coast

Oumé Department is a department of Gôh Region in Gôh-Djiboua District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 274,020 and its seat is the settlement of Oumé. The sub-prefectures of the department are Diégonéfla, Guépahouo, Oumé, and Tonla.

Zoukougbeu Department Department in Sassandra-Marahoué, Ivory Coast

Zoukougbeu Department is a department of Haut-Sassandra Region in Sassandra-Marahoué District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 110,514 and its seat is the settlement of Zoukougbeu. The sub-prefectures of the department are Domangbeu, Grégbeu, Guessabo, and Zoukougbeu.

Bas-Sassandra District District of Ivory Coast

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Districts of Ivory Coast

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Montagnes District District of Ivory Coast

Montagnes District is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the western part of the country, bordering Liberia and Guinea to the west, Woroba District to the north, Sassandra-Marahoué District to the east, and Bas-Sassandra District to the south. The capital of the district is Man.

Vallée du Bandama District District of Ivory Coast

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References

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

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