M'Batto Department is a department of Moronou Region in Lacs District, Ivory Coast. In 2021, its population was 142,750 and its seat is the settlement of M'Batto. The sub-prefectures of the department are Anoumaba, Assahara, M'Batto, and Tiémélékro.
Département de M'Batto
|2009||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Bongouanou Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|2012||Transferred from N'Zi Region to new Moronou Region|
|• Prefect||Benoît Tiéhi|
|• Total||2,420 km2 (930 sq mi)|
|• Density||59/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
M'Batto Department was created in 2009 as a second-level subdivision via a split-off from Bongouanou Department. At its creation, it was part of N'Zi-Comoé 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, M'Batto Department became part of N'Zi Region in Lacs District. In 2012, it was joined with two other departments to form the new Moronou Region.
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Coordinates: 6°28′N 4°22′W / 6.467°N 4.367°W