Sassandra-Marahoué District

Sassandra-Marahoué District (French: District du Sassandra-Marahoué) 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
Côte d'Ivoire - District Sassandra-Marahoué.svg
Country Ivory Coast
Established2011
CapitalDaloa
Area
 • Total23,940 km2 (9,240 sq mi)
Population
 (2014)[2]
 • Total2,293,304
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)

CreationEdit

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 divisionsEdit

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

PopulationEdit

According to the 2014 census, Sassandra-Marahoué District has a population of 2,293,304, making it the third most populous district in Ivory Coast, behind Abidjan Autonomous District and Montagnes District.[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°53′N 6°27′W / 6.883°N 6.450°W / 6.883; -6.450