Comoé District

Comoé District (French: District du Comoé) is one of fourteen administrative districts of Ivory Coast. The district is located in the southeast corner of the country, bordering Ghana to the east, Zanzan District to the north, Lacs District and Lagunes District to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The capital of the district is Abengourou.

Comoé District
District du Comoé
Côte d'Ivoire - District Comoé.svg
Country Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalAbengourou
Area
 • Total14,173 km2 (5,472 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total1,203,052
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)

CreationEdit

Comoé 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 former regions of Moyen-Comoé and Sud-Comoé.[1]

Administrative divisionsEdit

Comoé District is currently subdivided into two regions and the following departments:

PopulationEdit

According to the 2014 census, Comoé District has a population of 1,203,052.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Statoids.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b "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: 6°44′N 3°29′W / 6.733°N 3.483°W / 6.733; -3.483