Lacs District (French: District des Lacs; pronounced [lak], "Lakes") 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 Dimbokro.

Lacs District
District des Lacs
Country Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalDimbokro
Area
 • Total26,100 km2 (10,100 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 census)[2]
 • Total1,488,531
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)

Creation

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Lacs 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 N'Zi-Comoé and Lacs and removing the area of the Yamoussoukro Autonomous District.[1]

Administrative divisions

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Lacs District is currently subdivided into four regions and the following departments:

Moronou Region was created in 2012 as a split-off from N'Zi Region.

Population

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According to the 2021 census, Lacs District has a population of 1,488,531.[2]

References

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  1. ^ a b "Districts of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)". Statoids.com. Retrieved 24 June 2015.
  2. ^ a b Citypopulation.de Population of the districts of Ivory Coast
  3. ^ Décret n° 2011-263 du 28 septembre 2011 portant organisation du territoire national en Districts et en Régions.

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