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Arrah Department

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Country  Ivory Coast
Region  Moronou
District  Lacs
Population  80,345 (2014)
Arrah Department
2009  Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Bongouanou Dept
2011  Converted to a third-level subdivision
2012  Transferred from N'Zi Region to new Moronou Region

Arrah Department is a department of Moronou Region in Lacs District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 80,345 and its seat is in the settlement of Arrah. The sub-prefectures of the department are Arrah, Kotobi, and Krégbé.

History

Arrah Department was created in 2009 as a second-level division via a split-off from Bongouanou Department. At its creation, it was part of N'Zi-Comoé Region.

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, Arrah Department became part of N'Zi Region in Lacs District. In 2012, it was joined with two other departments to form the new Moronou Region.

References

Arrah Department Wikipedia


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