Tiébissou Department is a department of Bélier Region in Lacs District, Ivory Coast. In 2021, its population was 116,321 and its seat is the settlement of Tiébissou. The sub-prefectures of the department are Lomokankro, Molonou, Tiébissou, and Yakpabo-Sakassou.
Département de Tiébissou
|1998||Established as a second-level subdivision via a division of Yamoussoukro Dept|
|2005||Divided to create Didiévi Dept|
|2011||Converted to a third-level subdivision|
|• Prefect||Pascal Kifory Ouattara|
|• Total||2,480 km2 (960 sq mi)|
|• Density||47/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+0 (GMT)|
Tiébissou Department was created in 1998 as a second-level subdivision via a split-off from Yamoussoukro Department. At its creation, it was part of Lacs Region.
In 2005, Tiébissou Department was divided in order to create Didiévi Department.
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, Tiébissou Department became part of Bélier Region in Lacs District.
- ^ "Préfets de Région et de Préfets de Département (Conseil des ministres du mercredi 26 septembre 2012)", abidjan.net, 2 October 2012.
- ^ Citypopulation.de Population of the regions and departments of Ivory Coast
- ^ a b "Regions of Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)", statoids.com, accessed 16 February 2016.
Coordinates: 7°16′N 5°29′W / 7.267°N 5.483°W