Vallée du Bandama Region

Vallée du Bandama Region is a defunct region of Ivory Coast. From 1997 to 2011, it was a first-level subdivision region. The region's capital was Bouaké and its area was 28,518 km².[1] Since 2011, the area formerly encompassed by the region is co-extensive with Vallée du Bandama District.[2]

Vallée du Bandama Region
Région de la Vallée du Bandama
Defunct region of Ivory Coast
1997–2011
Côte d'Ivoire - Vallée du Bandama.svg
Location of Vallée du Bandama Region in Ivory Coast
CapitalBouaké
Area 
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28,518 km2 (11,011 sq mi)
History
History 
• Established as a first-level subdivision
1997
• Disestablished
2011
Today part ofVallée du Bandama District

Administrative divisionsEdit

At the time of its dissolution, Vallée du Bandama Region was divided into five departments: Béoumi, Bouaké, Dabakala, Katiola, and Sakassou.

AbolitionEdit

Vallée du Bandama Region was abolished as part of the 2011 administrative reorganisation of the subdivisions of Ivory Coast. The area formerly encompassed by the region is now Vallée du Bandama District.

ReferencesEdit

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

Coordinates: 8°15′N 4°50′W / 8.250°N 4.833°W / 8.250; -4.833