Tiébissou Department

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Tiébissou Department
Département de Tiébissou
Tiebissou Department locator map Cote d'Ivoire.jpg
Location in Ivory Coast. Tiébissou Department has had these boundaries since 2005.
CountryFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast
District Lacs
Region Bélier
1998Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Yamoussoukro Dept
2005Divided to create Didiévi Dept
2011Converted to a third-level subdivision
Departmental seat Tiébissou
Government
[1]
  PrefectPascal Kifory Ouattara
Area
  Total2,480 km2 (960 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 census) [2]
  Total116,321
  Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+0 (GMT)

Tiébissou Department is a department of Bélier Region in Lacs District, Ivory Coast. In 2021, its population was 116,321 and its seat is the settlement of Tiébissou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Lomokankro, Molonou, Tiébissou, and Yakpabo-Sakassou.

History

Tiebissou Department upon its creation in 1998. It kept these boundaries until 2005, but other subdivision boundary changes began to be made in 2000. Tiebissou Department locator map Cote d'Ivoire (1998-2000).jpg
Tiébissou Department upon its creation in 1998. It kept these boundaries until 2005, but other subdivision boundary changes began to be made in 2000.

Tiébissou Department was created in 1998 as a second-level subdivision via a split-off from Yamoussoukro Department. [3] At its creation, it was part of Lacs Region.

In 2005, Tiébissou Department was divided in order to create Didiévi Department. [3]

In 2011, districts were introduced as new first-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast. At the same time, regions were reorganised and became second-level subdivisions and all departments were converted into third-level subdivisions. At this time, Tiébissou Department became part of Bélier Region in Lacs District.

Notes

  1. "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
  2. Citypopulation.de Population of the regions and departments of Ivory Coast
  3. 1 2 "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.

Coordinates: 7°16′N5°29′W / 7.267°N 5.483°W / 7.267; -5.483


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