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Sassandra Marahoué District

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Country  Ivory Coast
Capital  Daloa
Population  2.293 million (2014)
Established  2011
Area  23,940 km²
Sassandra-Marahoué District

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 an 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. The territory of the district was composed by merging the regions of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoué.

Administrative divisions

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

  • Haut-Sassandra Region (region seat also in Daloa)
  • Daloa Department
  • Issia Department
  • Vavoua Department
  • Zoukougbeu Department
  • Marahoué Region (region seat in Bouaflé)
  • Bouaflé Department
  • Sinfra Department
  • Zuénoula Department
  • 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.

    References

    Sassandra-Marahoué District Wikipedia


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