Bouna Department is a department of Bounkani Region in Zanzan District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 114,625 and its seat is the settlement of Bouna. The sub-prefectures of the department are Bouko, Bouna, Ondéfidouo, and Youndouo.
Département de Bouna
|1974||Established as a first-level subdivision via a division of Bondoukou Dept|
|1997||Converted to a second-level subdivision|
|2005||Divided to create Nassian Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|2011||Divided to create Doropo and Téhini Depts; portion in Comoé Natl Park removed from all departments|
|• Prefect||Tuo Fozié|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
In 1997, regions were introduced as new first-level subdivisions of Ivory Coast; as a result, all departments were converted into second-level subdivisions. Bouna Department was included in Zanzan 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, Bouna Department became part of Bounkani Region in Zanzan District. At the same time, Bouna Department was divided into four parts to create Doropo and Téhini Departments. The fourth portion consists of a large section of Comoé National Park that was removed from any department.
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