Sassandra-Marahoué District

District du Sassandra-Marahoué

Côte
Countrysrc=https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fe/Flag_of_C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire.svg/23px-Flag_of_C%C3%B4te_d%27Ivoire.svg.png Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalDaloa
Area
 • 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.

Creation[edit]

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[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Districts of Côte dIvoire (Ivory Coast). Statoids.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b Côte dIvoire. 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: 6°53′N 6°27′W / 6.883°N 6.450°W

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