Woroba District

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Woroba District

District du Woroba
Cote d'Ivoire - District Woroba.svg
CountryFlag of Cote d'Ivoire.svg  Ivory Coast
Established2011
Capital Séguéla
Area
[1]
  Total31,088 km2 (12,003 sq mi)
Population
 (2014) [2]
  Total845,139
  Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)

Woroba District (French : District du Woroba) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the northeast part of the country. The capital of the district is Séguéla.

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Creation

Woroba 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 Bafing and Worodougou. [1]

Administrative divisions

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

Population

According to the 2014 census, Woroba District has a population of 845,139, making it the third least populous district in Ivory Coast, behind Denguélé District and Yamoussoukro Autonomous District. [2]

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Ouaninou Department Department in Woroba, Ivory Coast

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Kani Department Department in Woroba, 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.

Coordinates: 8°29′N6°36′W / 8.483°N 6.600°W / 8.483; -6.600