Fresco Department is a department of Gbôklé Region in Bas-Sassandra District, Ivory Coast. In 2014, its population was 101,298 and its seat is the settlement of Fresco. The sub-prefectures of the department are Dahiri, Fresco and Gbagbam.
Département de Fresco
Location in Ivory Coast. Fresco Department has retained the same boundaries since its creation in 2008.
|2008||Established as a second-level subdivision via division of Divo Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Konan Djézou|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
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, Fresco Department became part of Gbôklé Region in Bas-Sassandra District. (Fresco Department was combined with Bas-Sassandra Region to create Bas-Sassandra District.)
- "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
- "Côte d'Ivoire". geohive.com. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
- "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
- Décret n° 2008-282 du 8 octobre 2008 portant création du département de Fresco.
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