Sassandra-Marahoué District

Sassandra-Marahoué District (French: District du Sassandra-Marahoué, [sa.sɑ̃d.ʁa ma.ʁa.we]) 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 Daloa.

Sassandra-Marahoué District
District du Sassandra-Marahoué
Country Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalDaloa
Area
 • Total23,950 km2 (9,250 sq mi)
Population
 (2021 census)[2]
 • Total2,720,876
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)

Creation

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Sassandra-Marahoué 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 regions of Haut-Sassandra and Marahoué.[1]

Administrative divisions

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Sassandra-Marahoué District is currently subdivided into two regions and the following departments:

Population

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According to the 2021 census, Sassandra-Marahoué District has a population of 2,720,876, making it the third most populous district in Ivory Coast, behind Abidjan Autonomous District and Montagnes District.[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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